Congratulations to Glasgow City Head Coach Scott Booth who has been named in the top ten for the UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year award.
The award, judges all women’s team coaches across Europe, with regards to their performance over the whole season in all competitions and includes both domestic club coaches and national team coaches.
The panel’s recognition is just reward for a fantastic season for Glasgow City and Booth, where the Scottish Champions lifted their 13th consecutive domestic title, the Scottish Cup and unbelievably reached the UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter Finals for the second time in their history after a dramatic penalty shoot out against Danish side Brondby.
The final list of top ten features two coaches from the French First Division, two from the English Women’s Super League, two from Spain’s top flight, two from the German Frauen Bundesliga, Dutch national team coach Sarina Wiegman and of course Booth from Scotland, a real coup for City and the domestic Scottish Women’s Premier League.
The full list is:
Lluís Cortés (Barcelona), Stephan Lerch (Wolfsburg), Jean-Luc Vasseur (Lyon) are all shortlisted in the top three for the main prize.
In runner up positions:
4. Emma Hayes (Chelsea)
5. Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)
6. Olivier Echouafni (Paris Saint-Germain)
7. Jens Scheuer (Bayern Munich)
8. Joe Montemurro (Arsenal)
9. Scott Booth (Glasgow City)
10. Daniel González (Atlético de Madrid)
The final winner will be named during the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League draw ceremony in Nyon on Thursday 1 October.