What it takes to lead England by someone who has

Hope Powell believes Casey Stoney lacks the experience to coach the Lionesses and Jill Ellis is the clear candidate to lead England forward.

Powell, who managed England for 15 years until 2013, joined the chorus of women’s football grandees anointing the former USA coach as successor to Phil Neville, who will leave the role in July 2021.

The Brighton coach believes Manchester United chief Stoney is too callow for the top job and World Cup winner Ellis can help the Lionesses tame growing expectation.

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