Steely and a winner: Sarina Wiegman fits the bill for Lionesses

      Comments Off on Steely and a winner: Sarina Wiegman fits the bill for Lionesses

She may have her eyes fixed on Olympic glory with the Netherlands next summer but the FA is happy with its choice to succeed Phil Neville

Sarina Wiegman says she will “do everything” to beat Team GB if her Netherlands side meet them in the Olympics next year, as the 50-year-old gave a taste of the qualities that have seen her appointed as England Women’s new manager.

In her first appearance since taking the job Wiegman said she would not be judged by whether the Lionesses win a major tournament but by whether “we play the best game we can play” in the key fixtures that have proven the stumbling block for England in recent seasons.

Continue reading…