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Women's Sports Column 3-9 February 2018

Welcome to this week’s column.  The Winter Olympics is upon us, the Six Nations has kicked off in style, the FA Cup is progressing and, sadly, the WBBL is now a distant memory.  2,267 more words

Women's Sport

Phil Neville unveiled: England's new Lionesses boss begins the ‘race to number one’

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Defensive. Shaky. Challenging. All of these adjectives can describe Phil Neville during his first official presser as the new manager of the Lionesses. 1,194 more words


Phil Neville and the long list of questions

By Katie Whyatt

There is the oft-quoted Abraham Lincoln line that “what kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself”, and here we are again, the FA adopting Lincoln’s words almost as their battle-cry, sleepwalking into another due diligence and recruitment crisis less than four months after their bruising afternoon at parliament that saw the country clamouring for wholesale change at the top of the governing body. 1,845 more words

Mark Sampson

The hunt for a new Lionesses manager.

Amidst all the speculation over who’ll end up in the Lionesses hot-seat, for my latest article, I decided to give my opinion on why I don’t agree with Phil Neville being the front-runner, and who I think should take charge. 545 more words


Women's Sports Column 13-19 January 2018

Welcome to this week’s column.  Back to myself, just about so how about starting with a rant?  Honestly, I don’t know what to say about Phil Neville.  2,348 more words

Women's Sport

Neville to coach England’s Lionesses

Former Manchester United player Phil Neville is close to being appointed manager of England’s women’s team.

The 40-year-old, who also coached United under David Moyes’s tenure at the club, is expected to land the role after England sacked Mark Sampson. 158 more words


A Walk with Lions at Wild Thingz Lodge

A morning stroll with the 8 year olds lionesses called Janna and Jamie at Wild Thingz Lodge in Limpopo province, South Africa, priceless! This was our (me and my wife) 11th anniversary getaway and a walk with the lions was never part of the plan, but we did it anyway. 1,178 more words