Neville deleted his Twitter account after his appointment to the role. AFP / Josep LAGO
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Neville deleted his Twitter account, which was followed by 1.6 million people, soon after being announced Tuesday as the most high-profile England women's coach in the team's 45-year history.In 2016, Watford striker Andre Gray, who played for Burnley at the time, was banned for four matches by the FA for anti-gay and racist comments he made on Twitter four years earlier.The Football Association was already coming under fire for recruiting the 41-year-old Neville despite his limited experience as a coach.Since retiring as a player in 2013, Neville has had brief spells as an assistant coach with the England under-21 men's team, Manchester United and Valencia.Glenn said the FA turned to Neville after four candidates on the final shortlist – two of them female – withdrew from the selection process.
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