Former Scotland Women boss Shelley Kerr has been given a role within the English FA's  technical department.

The head coach will be in charge of the FA's new ‘How We Play’ director role.

In her new job, the ex-Scotland boss and Herald and Times Sport columnist will report to the FA’s head of women’s technical Kay Cossington.

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Cossington was raving about the association’s new recruit saying: “I am delighted to welcome Shelley to the FA.

"She is an individual with outstanding experience at the highest levels of the women’s game as a player, coach and mentor and I am excited by what she can achieve with us.”

Working within the women’s technical department, the MBE will inform and evolve England Women’s technical practice, developing coaching playbooks to support the delivery of the ‘How We Play’ philosophy and approach across all women’s teams.

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It comes after she led Scotland to its first ever women's World Cup in 2019.

Since she left the role after the tournament Kerr has worked as a a pundit for both BBC Sport and Rangers TV.