LONDON: Phil Neville has left his role as manager of England’s women and is set to take over at David Beckham’s Major League Soccer side Inter Miami.
The 43-year-old was appointed as England boss in January 2018 and his contract was due to end in July.
The Football Association says it will “shortly confirm” an interim head coach until Sarina Wiegman’s arrival.
Netherlands manager Wiegman will take on the full-time role after the delayed Olympics in August. The British Olympic Association, n negotiations with the home FAs, will now need to find a new manager for the Tokyo Games.
Neville,. a former Manchester United and Everton defender, had been the leading contender to manage Great Britain at the Games.
Neville led the Lionesses to their first SheBelieves Cup title in 2019 and fourth place at the Women’s World Cup later the same year, but results since that tournament have been poor.
A potential candidate for replace Neville as Olympics coach will be Jayne Ludlow has left her post as Wales women’s team manager.
Ludlow had been at the helm since October 2014 and became the first manager to lead Wales for more than 50 games. During that period they reached the top 30 in the FIFA Women’s rankings for the first time .