Scolari says "Being coach of England] is a dream for every coach in
the world and I was very happy when it happened. [The FA] were very
correct about everything. Everything happened in a very good
atmosphere, the FA did everything officially, and they contacted the
Portuguese Federation asking them if they can talk with me"
"I desire the best for England, I very much like the people" said
Scolari yesterday. "I hope people understand the situation and one day,
why not, I can coach the English team, when I am free."
The Guardian article  goes onto explain why Scolari did not accept
the offer of the England job recently (he had commitments to Portugal
and he did not want to compromise his position with them by signing a
new contract before the job was done".
It will be interesting to see how England fair in the final stages of
the World Cup, but my person view is that Scolari is a better manager
and he could do more with England's world class players than
What do those on this newsgroup reckon. Do you reckon Scolari is a
better coach than Sven (and indeed Steve Maclaren) and can he get more
out of England than them