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Birmingham name new manager
 Women's Football FA WSL news - 25 Jan 2019
 
FA WSL news - Birmingham name new manager - 25 Jan 2019 - Women's Football NewsBirmingham City Women FC is delighted to announce the appointment of Marta Tejedor as their new manager.
 
She replaces Marc Skinner who stepped down from the role earlier this month.
 
The 50-year-old has a wealth of playing and coaching experience. She has coached the national teams of Chile and Peru, as well as Atletico Madrid.
 
Tejedor was most recently Technical Director and Head Coach of CD Tacon in her native Spain, leading them to the Second Division championship.
 
Born in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Tejedor played in the USA in Denver before carving out her coaching career.
 
She spent two seasons at Atletico before being appointed Head Coach of Chile, leading the Under-20s in the World Cup (2007 - 2011). She was Head Coach of Peru between 2013 - 2016 and has been a regular member of FIFA's Technical Study Groups, working as a football analyst at the World Cup in Germany (2011) and Canada (2015) and at two Under-20s World Cups.
 
Tejedor has been a FIFA instructor and adviser since 2012 and became a CONMEBOL instructor in 2017 (football's governing body of South America).
 
That has seen her work in a variety of countries, including Russia, Israel, Equatorial Guinea, Uruguay, Moldova, Paraguay, Lithuania and Latvia.
 
Tejedor, a UEFA A licence holder, has a degree in physical education and is in the fourth year of study for a degree in psychology.
 
She has also coached at different male clubs, from Under-7s to Under-18s between 1991 - 2001 and was the Under-18s Men's coach at San Pablo College, Madrid, in 2006-07.
 
"I'm really excited, glad to be here and very thankful," Marta told the club's website. "I'm just looking forward to getting started and seeing how we can improve the team.
 
"Of course, it is about taking it further. We cannot stay where we are now. It is necessary to keep developing.
 
"We don't really have much time because it is six matches until the end of the competition and of the course the FA Cup, so I think we must wait one and a half to two weeks to get to know each other and then we can introduce different ideas and approaches.
 
"But I think it is important to prioritise what are the most important things before we go through the rest of them.
 
"I like teams that keep the ball and know how to handle the ball in an intelligent way. It's not always about kicking long balls or having the ball and playing short like the famous Tiki-taka. What is really useful is to find the way which is practical for each situation.
 
"I like intelligent players who understand football, who are able to make good decisions, and of course I like teams who press. I don't like teams who give the opponents the ball and wait. I like to go and get the ball as soon as possible so that we can create real chances to score."
 
Birmingham have also announced this week that they have signed Claudia Walker from Everton.
 
The England Under-23 striker has joined the club on loan for the rest of the season and she will go straight into the squad for Birmingham's match away to Chelsea this Sunday. This will be their first match since the international break and Marta Tejedor's first game in charge.
 
(Photo courtesy of Birmingham City WFC)
 

 
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