March 28, 2023

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FA extends Southgate contract until 2024

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The Football Association of England on Monday renewed the contract of senior national team coach Gareth Southgate until the end of 2024.

The federation said in an official statement: “Southgate, which is celebrating its 5th year as coach of the national team at the end of this month, has overseen the positive era of development by leading England to the World Cup semi-finals (2018) and reaching the final of the European Cup more than 55 years ago by reaching the final as the last guest. Reached the conclusion.

Southgate’s original contract with the FA expires in July 2022, but his success in leading the “Three Lions” to the Qatar World Cup next year, which runs from November 21 to December 18, hastened the renewal of the contract between the two. Parties.

So Southgate will be headed by technical staff for the next European Cup to be held in Germany in 2024, with its qualifying rounds starting in March 2023.

“I feel incredibly privileged to lead this team,” Southgate said in a statement after the update. “We have a beautiful opportunity ahead of us and I know the players and supporters of the national team are happy with what this team can achieve.”

In September 2016, Southgate temporarily accepted coaching of the national team after Sam Allardyce, two months after he took over as captain of the national team due to allegations of corruption, and two months later officially confirmed his position.


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