FORMER DEFENDER SIGNS FOUR-YEAR DEAL TO LEAD THREE LIONS
The Football Association announced today that it has appointed Gareth Southgate as England manager.
Southgate has signed a four-year contract which includes England’s campaigns for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 UEFA European Championship.
The FA’s selection panel of Chief Executive Martin Glenn, Technical Director Dan Ashworth and Chairman Greg Clarke unanimously agreed that he was the outstanding candidate for the role having impressed during his four-game period as interim manager.
Southgate said: "I am extremely proud to be appointed England manager. However, I’m also conscious that getting the job is one thing, now I want to do the job successfully.
- 30 Nov 2016
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