Women’s team part ways with Paul Konchesky

Women’s team part ways with Paul Konchesky

West Ham’s ladies’s staff supervisor Paul Konchesky has left the job after one yr in control of the Girls’s Tremendous League staff, after selecting up only one league victory since December.

The previous left-back on the membership’s males’s staff oversaw an eighth-placed end within the WSL this time period however outcomes for the reason that winter break have been disappointing and a supply advised Telegraph Sport that each events have mutually agreed it’s time for a change.

The 42-year-old had beforehand been the assistant supervisor previous to being appointed in Could 2022. Below his management this time period, the membership additionally reached the Continental Tyres League Cup semi-finals, however misplaced closely 7-0 at house in that tie in opposition to Chelsea.

“I’m proud and honoured to have had the chance to handle this membership,” Konchesky mentioned. “My gamers and my employees have all the time given me 100 per cent and whereas a few of our outcomes have been disappointing this season, we nonetheless have rather a lot to be happy with, together with reaching the semi-final of the Conti Cup. I want the membership nicely for the longer term.”

A lifelong fan of the Hammers who was watching video games on the previous Boleyn Floor from the age of 5 and who went on to attain for his or her males’s facet within the 2006 FA Cup ultimate in Cardiff, Konchesky’s identify be fondly considered among the many males’s facet of the membership’s historical past books, however his time in control of the ladies’s facet has been blended.

An encouraging begin to the season, with three wins in his facet’s opening 5 league video games, was then hampered by a streak of 10 WSL fixtures and not using a victory – together with eight defeats in that sequence – throughout the latter half of the marketing campaign.

West Ham’s basic supervisor, Aidan Boxall, added: “We wish to thank Paul for his contribution to the membership, each as supervisor and through his spell as assistant supervisor.

“He has performed a key function within the ongoing improvement of the ladies’s staff and we want him nicely for the longer term.”


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