• Former Manchester United player has admirers at the FA
• Neville has zero experience in the women’s game
Phil Neville has emerged as a controversial frontrunner to become head coach of the England Women’s team.
The former Manchester United, Everton and England full-back has zero experience in the women’s game. Although a holder of the pro-licence qualification who has filled backroom coaching roles at Manchester United, Valencia and the England Under-21s, Neville has never managed a men’s first team.