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DAVID BECKHAM reckons Phil Neville was always going to beat brother Gary in the race to become real managerial material. Amid the maelstrom of emotions that engulfed Tracey Neville after a 'Usually people ask me about my brothers Gary and Philip - to have the. New England women's team head coach Phil Neville apologises for past The Women's Sport Trust said: "To see a high-profile, former professional things, women have women's problems, monthly problems, relationship problems. coach in July and left soon after brother Gary was dismissed as.
What might that philosophy consist of? In an interview, Phil Neville set out some of his thinking. He has apparently been collecting wisdom for the past five years, writing things down. Do you set curfews? But then you think, 'How big is the pitch to make it work? It is the uncanny gift of being in the right place at the right time. In a habit that used to get on even Gary's nerves when they were staying away from home and due to meet for breakfast at 9am, Phil would be rapping on his brother's door at 8.
If a coach was leaving at midday, Phil would generally be waiting for it at 11am. It is this quality, more than any other, that successive managers have seemed to prize about their utility man. As Neville cheerfully admits, as Everton captain he "rambles on" but nobody really listens to what "the Manc" has to say. Moyes brought him to Everton it seems principally to set the tone on the training field: We like watching football and are both sporty. Not everybody is the same.
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Nick Gamble, Manchester P: Sometimes he just needs to chill out a bit. Phil has a habit of being ridiculously early. Ever donned a PE skirt and played netball with your sister Tracey?
Jerry Greig, Bristol P: But we went to see her play in the Commonwealth games. It is fair to say that some fans have it in for you. Gary Jones, via e-mail P: If I started getting stick from them then that obviously becomes a problem. But getting stick at other grounds is something I quite enjoy, to be honest with you. How did it feel to be the first brothers to play together for England since the Charltons? Jason Rogan, via e-mail P: My mum and dad were probably more proud than us because at the time you only think about your own selection.
Gary was 20, I was 18 and playing for England was a massive thing in itself.
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Which of you would win a fight? Danny Moore, Southfields P: Hypothetically, who would win? You know, we probably did have fights when we were really young. Not fights but I threw a gun at you once and cut your eye, do you remember?
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Elliot Rogers, Islington G: They may have to go part-time but even that would be a shame. Towns have football clubs as their identity and there are many other small clubs with great traditions like Bury. Ross Strachan, Whiston, Merseyside G: The chant comes from a piece I did in a United fanzine about eight years ago. You two and David Beckham are always good about clapping the fans. Stephanie Hanson, Altrincham G: They come every week and pay good money. Wherever we play we have a full house, because people want to watch Manchester United play.
Being relatively local lads yourselves, how do you feel about the increasing number of Manchester United fans who come from other areas? Chris Brown, via e-mail G: There is a massive thing made about where Man United fans come from.
As for Manchester, 75 percent of people are probably United fans. How did you each feel when only Gary was selected by Glenn Hoddle for France 98? Mark Greig, Romford P: It was probably the lowest point for me. I was almost sure I was going. As you get older you look back and take it on the chin, but at the time it was? It was a terrible two or three days.
The lead up to it was massive. Then Phil, Butty and Gazza got left out. There was a big trauma in the squad. What should have been the happiest moment in your life actually became a trauma for a few days.
In training the next day there was a real low, a really dead atmosphere. Being told in the privacy of your own home, where you can handle it in your own way, was probably better, but the disappointment was still the same.
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So, to see their pride in what happened… well, I just break down at the thought of it. Her own harshest critic, she reflects: My family have seen the heartaches.
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As she found herself shunted from one sandy, palm-fringed photocall to the next, Joanna Adams, the chief executive of England Netball, reminded her that this was a moment on which they had to capitalise. At this point her boyfriend Michael intervened, whisking her away for a holiday in Western Australia, where they went whale-watching and communed with quokkas on Rottnest Island. The itinerary, she admits, was not entirely to her taste. The pattern of Commonwealth results since Manchester — fourth, bronze, bronze, fourth — pointed to a ceiling of ambition that needed shattering.