Arjan Veurink confirmed as assistant coach of England Women

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021
Veurink has been working for the KNVB since 2012

Incoming England women's manager Sarina Wiegman has confirmed she will bring Netherlands assistant coach Arjan Veurink with her when she joins after the Tokyo Olympics.

Wiegman’s request to bring Veurink with her to lead the Lionesses was agreed in August last year as part of our deal to secure the reigning The Best FIFA Women's Coach title holder. The Royal Dutch FA have now approved the request to release Veurink in order to continue their partnership on the international stage with England.

Wiegman and Veurink have worked together since 2017, leading the Oranje to the European title in the same year and reaching the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France.

Previously, Veurink was head coach of FC Twente's women team, who won the KNVB Cup, four championship titles and qualified for the UEFA Women's Champions League under his leadership.

We announced last week that, following the departure of Phil Neville, the Lionesses will be coached by Hege Riise and Rhian Wilkinson on a temporary basis.

By FA Staff