Previous
Ottawa Fury FC
FC Edmonton
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Sporting Kansas City
FC Dallas
1:00 AM GMT May 30, 2015
Game Details
New Zealand U20
Ukraine U20
1:00 AM GMT May 30, 2015
Game Details
USA U20
Myanmar U20
4:00 AM GMT May 30, 2015
Game Details
Argentina U20
Panama U20
4:00 AM GMT May 30, 2015
Game Details
Next

Who could be leaving Chelsea?

Chelsea
Read
By ESPN Staff

Neville calls for end to Shearer-esque deals

Manchester United captain Gary Neville has hit out at former players for taking managerial jobs in the Premier League before they have the requisite qualifications.

All top-flight bosses are supposed to hold the UEFA Pro Licence but Alan Shearer this week became the latest to occupy a hotseat without one when he took over at Newcastle United.

Neville, who is in the process of acquiring his UEFA 'A' badge, told The Times: "Players are getting jobs without the badges because they couldn't be bothered, or didn't have time, or played at the top level so think, 'Why do I have to do it'?

"The FA (Football Association) and Premier League have to stand up and be counted. They have to start taking a tougher stand on it."

Neville, who has played for United his whole career, has been tipped to one day take over at Old Trafford but he revealed he is unsure whether he will enter management at all.

"Being a football manager reminds me of boxing," he continued. "Twenty years ago, you would fight the best and get beat, but that didn't matter. You'd have another go.

"These days, boxing is stage-managed. They plot a path to the top because lose one fight and you're seen as a bum. And that's what management feels like. One slip and you're a bum. Is that really for me?"

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.