Gareth Southgate, the England national team head coach, says there are not enough women working on the men’s team staff. Among other of today’s football news, Southgate wants more women on his staff of the Three Lions’ men’s national team.
According to England’s Three Lions men’s national team head coach Gareth Southgate, only 3 of 40 staff members are women.
And he has rued this disparity and admitted that there should be more women on his staff.
Football News – Southgate Wants More Women on His Staff
Though they coach men footballers, or rather, especially because they do, Gareth Southgate’s staff could do with more women members. He himself admits to it.
“We’ve got some women that work with the team but we haven’t got enough,” he stated, as The Telegraph reports.
“Within the FA we are actually very diverse, gender-wise, with 38% female.
“But as my daughter said to me, ’Oh that’s good, is it, dad? – I had to say, ‘good point’.
“For me it’s a great reminder. What world do I want for my daughter? What opportunities do I want for her?
“That very quickly changes your outlook on the way that you view women’s sport and the way you view opportunities for women within our sport.”