Former Manchester United boss Casey Stoney has been introduced as head coach of recent North American aspect San Diego NWSL.
The 39-year-old former England worldwide stepped down as United supervisor on the finish of the final marketing campaign after three seasons in cost.
Her new membership, whose president is ex-United States boss Jill Ellis, are getting ready for his or her debut marketing campaign within the Nationwide Ladies’s Soccer League subsequent yr.
Stoney mentioned: “I’m extraordinarily excited and motivated to steer San Diego NWSL on the sector subsequent season and past.
“Jill and this possession group are deeply dedicated to constructing a world-class membership each on and off the sector and I stay up for being part of creating our tradition and elegance of play as a workforce.
“I’m keen to start work instantly forward of our inaugural yr of competitors in NWSL subsequent season.”
Ellis added: “Casey is likely one of the most embellished, distinguished and proficient English gamers of all time and has transitioned seamlessly in her function as a supervisor.
“She instantly turned Manchester United Ladies Soccer Membership into revered contenders and established herself as one of many high managers within the league.
“Casey has the entire qualities we wish in our supervisor and she or he is totally dedicated to creating San Diego NWSL a globally profitable membership and model led by highly effective and proficient girls.
“We’re thrilled to safe her as our supervisor and stay up for what she’s going to convey to our membership and metropolis.”
Having taken cost at United once they launched as knowledgeable outfit, Stoney guided them to the 2018/19 Championship title after which successive fourth-placed finishes within the Ladies’s Tremendous League.
Final time period they ended up only one level behind third-placed Arsenal because the Gunners received the race for a Champions League spot.