Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News |

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News |

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News |

Michael O’Neill made 31 appearances for Northern Ireland during his playing career

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is taking a Masters degree in sports directorship, a qualification usually acquired by those operating in the business end of football.

O’Neill, who quit a job in finance to reinvent his football management career, currently tops a Euro Qualifiers group that includes Netherlands and Germany and has spent recent months balancing his self-funded studies with plotting how to stay at the summit before facing the heavyweights later this year.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News | Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News | Estonia vs N Ireland

June 8, 2019, 4:15pm

Live on Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill taking Masters degree in sports directorship | Football News |

Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass

The former midfielder travels to Manchester on a bi-weekly basis with the end goal being awarded a qualification from a course previously taken by England’s director of cricket Ashley Giles, Rangers director of football Mark Allen and Red Bull racing’s former performance director James De Mountfort.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *