Gareth Southgate offers to assist England women’s group earlier than World Cup
Gareth Southgate has stated his door is open for Phil Neville if the England ladies’ team teach desires to reach out to him for a recommendation in advance of the ladies World Cup in June.
Southgate, who led the guys’ crew to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia final year, meets Neville often at St George’s Park and says records are already being shared between contributors in their help body of workers.
“We’re all at St George’s and in offices around the corner to each other so, as tons as we are able to, we strive and proportion what is going on throughout the video games,” Southgate told the Daily Telegraph.
“Phil is aware of that whenever he wants to pick out our brains on tournaments or our reports then we are here to assist. It’s not for me to move to knock and inform him, he is aware of we are here.
“A lot of the scientific groups and bodily performance teams are sharing facts… Due to the fact that place within the ladies’ sport has been underfunded and is better now due to the fact extra of the bigger clubs are becoming involved.”
The Lionesses are ranked fourth within the world and are the various favorites to win the World Cup, which starts on June 7 in France.
Neville’s facet won the 4-crew SheBelieves Cup earlier this month, beating Brazil and Japan and drawing with hosts United States, who also are the reigning world champions.
“I suppose they have broken via. The bronze medal (at the 2015 ladies World Cup) changed into a huge breakthrough,” Southgate introduced. “They’re hugely competitive now with all of the top nations.”
England, who are in Group D, kick off their World Cup campaign on June nine against Scotland. Argentina and Japan are alternative groups inside the organization.
By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Defense became the important thing to groups advancing Friday night to the Elite Eight of the ladies’ NCAA Tournament.
It might also be the difference Saturday while 8 more groups try to reach the regional finals, including pinnacle seeds Notre Dame and Baylor.
The defending champion Irish will face Texas A&M within the Chicago Regional.
Getting out of Chicago might not be smooth for the Irish as three of the 4 teams in the location have won NCAA championships. The one that doesn’t, Missouri State, is on its high-quality run in almost two decades. The Lady Bears face Stanford.
No. 1 Baylor will face South Carolina in the Greensboro Regional. The different sport has Megan Gustafson and Iowa playing in opposition to N.C. State.
“Baylor, manifestly, is a virtually top-notch crew,” Gustafson stated. “We’re specializing in N.C. State proper now and that’s our sole awareness. And if we hold going, perhaps we will run into them. Maybe we may not.”
The Lady Bears are hoping to move one step closer to attaining their first Final Four given that 2012.
“After some time, you get used to it — you expect it now,” Baylor middle Kalani Brown stated Friday of the crew’s pinnacle rating. “You’re expecting to get all of us’s satisfactory shot. (Being ranked) No. 1 just sort of made it a touch bit worse — however higher at the identical time.”
Here are different tidbits from the tournament:
Teaira McCowan set the NCAA Tournament profession rebounding file when she broke former LSU excellent Sylvia Fowles’ mark of 221 forums. McCowan had thirteen in Mississippi State’s win over Arizona State and now has 225 in her event career. McCowan did it in 3 fewer video games than Fowles.