Home » Features » John O’Shea Outlines Coaching Ambitions: “I Hope To Give It A Bash”
Features Football Ireland Irish Football john o'shea NEWS

John O’Shea Outlines Coaching Ambitions: “I Hope To Give It A Bash”

John O’Shea Outlines Coaching Ambitions: “I Hope To Give It A Bash”

John O’Shea Outlines Teaching Ambitions: “I Hope To Give It A Bash”

Former Eire and Manchester United defender John O’Shea has outlined his ambitions to get into teaching when he calls time on his glittering membership profession.

O’Shea, who’s at present plying his commerce at Championship aspect Studying, has beforehand captained each Sunderland and Eire and likewise spent 12 years at Manchester United.

The centre-half has all the time been a frontrunner on the pitch for each membership and nation with many feeling that O’Shea would make a superb coach when the time comes to hold up his boots.

Talking as he was unveiled as an envoy for the 2019 U17’s European Championships, which is ready to happen in Eire in Could, O’Shea outlined that he could be eager to provide teaching “a bash” sooner or later.

“Yeah, it is going to be sooner or later, administration, teaching aspect of issues, I hope to provide {that a} bash.

“If I haven’t realized something during the last 20-odd years, from the those who I had the pleasure to work with and performed towards and realized from, I‘d be disenchanted if I couldn’t an affect and assist enhance whether or not or not it’s youthful youngsters or senior gamers, regardless of the case could also be.”

Having performed underneath Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for almost all of his membership profession there isn’t any doubt that O’Shea may have realized from one of many video games’ best managers.

At worldwide stage, the Waterford native featured underneath a handful of coaches together with Mick McCarthy, Giovanni Trapattoni and Martin O’Neill earlier than his retirement in the summertime of 2018.

This season, O’Shea has featured sporadically for his membership Studying making simply eight league appearances because the Royals look to struggle off relegation to League One 

Regardless of his lack of enjoying time, the 36-year previous defined that he has not but decided as as to if or not this would be the season he decides to retire from membership soccer.

“I’ve made no determination on that but, I simply need to end the season as positively as doable with Studying and take a look at it then.”

O’Shea might additionally observe the trail of one other Irish defender in Damien Delaney and return again to the League of Eire to complete out his enjoying profession.

The ex-Manchester United man outlined that he used to joke about taking his hometown membership Waterford into Europe as supervisor and defined that though unlikely, he would “by no means say by no means.”

“Perhaps. I’m all the time joking with Alan Reynolds that I’m going to return and take his job and take the Blues again into Europe however he bought there earlier than me. Reynie is doing a unbelievable job. I’ll by no means say by no means however it is going to be unlikely enjoying sensible. We’ll see, however as of now it’s unlikely.”