Trio appointed to find Sven successor

A three-man team has been appointed to find Sven-Goran Eriksson’s successor as England head coach.

The Football Association board have decided that the trio, who will report to FA chairman Geoff Thompson, will consist of chief executive Brian Barwick, international committee chairman Noel White, and Premier League chairman Dave Richards, who is also vice-chairman of the international committee.

The FA released a statement saying: “At an FA board meeting today, discussions took place on the recruitment process for appointing the next England head coach.

“It was agreed at the meeting that chief executive Brian Barwick would meet with international committee chairman Noel White and vice-chairman Dave Richards next week to commence this process.

“This group will report back to the FA chairman Geoff Thompson and the board. The FA board’s next meeting will be on February 27.”

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