Kate Markgraf explains why Phil Neville’s comments about Cameroon’s behaviour were a distraction from England’s performance in their 3-0 win.
England manager Phil Neville said he was “completely and utterly ashamed” of Cameroon’s behaviour after his side beat the African team 3-0 on Sunday to reach the women’s World Cup quarterfinals.
In a match overshadowed by the African side’s anger towards the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) over a number of decisions, Neville expressed his disappointment towards the Cameroon players despite his side’s victory.
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“I sat through 90 minutes of football and felt ashamed,” he told a news conference….