The Lionesses had a good Women’s World Cup during the summer, and the nation’s boss hopes they can continue building from there.
After a successful FIFA Women’s World Cup, England women’s national team is ready to get back to action as they play friendlies against Belgium and Norway.
And for Lionesses boss Phil Neville, this is the right moment to build up from their World Cup campaign.
“On one hand, we did come home thinking we failed, because you want to win,” he told talkSPORT.
“From a football point of view, you ask 23 players and the technical staff, we wanted to win.”
He explained: “But from the bigger picture, it was probably a success. There were many people that were inspired to watch women’s football and support the Lionesses.”
“Now, to go out there and play football, the reaction we’ve had since we’ve come home has been amazing.”
“It cheers you up, it makes you feel like you’re doing the right things, and I’m sure my players have been inspired by the reaction of the public,” Neville concluded.
Some old faces, some new faces.
— Lionesses (@Lionesses) August 20, 2019