French public are England fans now, says Phil Neville before USA semi-final

• Manager claims Lionesses are ‘the French second team’
• ‘USA are best in the world but we won’t change our style’

Phil Neville handled his first diplomatic crisis with aplomb on Sunday, swiftly gaining the moral high ground amid revelations that two brass-necked members of the United States staff had infiltrated the Lionesses’ team base.

The Football Association may have been unamused by the reconnaissance mission involving the US checking out the luxury Fourvière hotel with a view to moving in before the World Cup final but England’s manager succeeded in cloaking his firm disapproval in light-hearted disdain.

Continue reading…

Source : French public are England fans now, says Phil Neville before USA semi-final