Philip John Neville is an English football manager and former player. He spent 10 years as a professional with Manchester United, winning six Premier League titles, three FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League. Neville also played for England 59 times between 1996 and 2007, representing the nation at three European Championships. He is the brother of Manchester United defender Gary Neville. Neville was appointed head coach of the England women’s team in January 2018. He led them to fourth place at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
About Phil Neville in brief
Philip John Neville is an English football manager and former player. He spent 10 years as a professional with Manchester United, winning six Premier League titles, three FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League. Neville also played for England 59 times between 1996 and 2007, representing the nation at three European Championships. After earning his UEFA B Coaching Licence, Neville began his coaching career in 2012, filling in for Stuart Pearce with the England under-21s. He then worked as a coach at Manchester United and as assistant manager to his brother Gary at Valencia in La Liga. On 23 January 2018, Neville was appointed head coach of the England women’s team. He led them to fourth place at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. He is also the co-owner of Salford City, along with several of his former Manchester United teammates. Neville is the brother of Manchester United defender Gary Neville. He has also been involved in a number of high-profile incidents, including being assaulted by a Liverpool fan during a Merseyside derby match in 2008. He also has a son, Harry Neville, who is a professional footballer and a former England Under 21 international. Neville has a daughter, Lily, who was born in 2005 and is the daughter of former England manager Roy Hodgson and former Manchester City manager David Moyes. He was also involved in the death of his father, Michael Blackmore, in April 2008. Neville was involved in an incident in which he threw a throw-in from the stands during a match against Liverpool in March 2008.
The 48-year-old was later banned for three years after admitting common assault in England and Wales. In September 2003, Neville received a warning from the FA regarding his future conduct for his behaviour after Manchester United’s game against rival side Arsenal. While at Old Trafford, Neville helped United win sixPremier League titles. He later joined Everton on a five-year contract for a fee in excess of £3 million. He made his Premier League debut for the Toffees, against Manchester United; The match marked the first time Phil and brother Gary had played for opposing teams. Neville scored his first goal for Everton in a 3–0 Premier League victory against Newcastle United on 30 December 2006. On 19 February 2011, Neville scored the winning penalty in the penalty shoot-out against Chelsea to knock out the FA Cup, after a 1–1 draw at Stamford Bridge. On 9 September 2011, his first senior goal in three years and his first in 21 years was against Wolves, in a 1-1 FA Cup semi-final draw. On 29 November 2006, Neville became the first siblings to captain their respective clubs against each other in the Premier League. On 8 August 2006, he was announced as vice-captain to David Weir, and – on Weir’s departure to Rangers in January 2007 – he became the club captain. He did not play at left-back frequently due to the presence of Denis Irwin; for some time he played at right-back while his brother played in central defence, and in the 1996 FA Cup Final victory against Liverpool he played this position.