OFFICIAL: Southgate Has Been named permanent England manager By The FA

by Mohamoud Batalaale | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

Gareth Southgate has been appointed as England manager permanently by the Football Association(FA) on a four-year contract until the end of Euro 2020. Southgate  was promoted to the top job at the end of September after predecessor Sam Allardyce was removed from the position after being caught up in a Telegragh sting relating to alleged corruption in football.

Gareth Southgate managed England first team four games  earning two wins and two draws, including a 3-0 win over Scotland and 2-2 draw against Spain in friendly match. Gareth Southgate has revealed his pride at being named England manager on a permanent basis after penning a four-year deal.

Gareth Southgate interim manager of England applauds during the international friendly match between England and Spain at Wembley Stadium

After he signed the four year deal, Southgate expressed his delight: “I am extremely proud to be appointed England manager. However, I’m also conscious that getting the job is one thing, now I want to do the job successfully, For me, the hard work starts now. “.

Gareth Southgate is interviewed as he is announced as new England manager at St Georges Park on November 29, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

Southgate added:”I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the players over these past four games and I think there’s huge potential. I’m determined to give everything I have to give the country a team that they’re proud of and one that they’re going to enjoy watching play and develop.

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