A key theme of Sarina Wiegman’s international career has been a tendency to stick with a consistent starting team with only minimal squad rotation, building cohesion between first-choice players. That tactic has no doubt helped her starters gel and has aided her formidable run of reaching four consecutive major tournaments as a head coach.
Just how many Ally McCoists are there? It was one of many unanswered questions hanging in the Paris air on Tuesday night after the Scot had woken at 5.45am ahead of his radio show before commentating for TNT Sports at Newcastle United’s dramatic 1-1 draw with PSG. And yet the real drama would not begin until he was fully 16 hours into his day.
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