Harry Kewell replaces Kevin Nolan as Notts County boss

Harry Kewell replaces Kevin Nolan as Notts County boss

first_imgHarry Kewell has left Crawley Town to become manager of their League Two rivals Notts County.The former Liverpool and Leeds United star succeeds Kevin Nolan in the dugout at Meadow Lane, after he was axed last week. Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off Harry Kewell had been in charge of Crawley since May 2017 Latest EFL news Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship “I thoroughly enjoyed our discussions about the role and have been left with no doubt that he has a fierce ambition to succeed and a real enthusiasm to work for Notts County.“I’m excited to see how he implements his exciting methods and look forward to him working with our new technical director.”Kewell had been in charge of Crawley since May 2017 and they finished 14th in League Two last season.Crawley’s Director of Football, Selim Gaygusuz, said: “Harry Kewell made it clear earlier this week that he wanted the opportunity to speak to Notts County which we granted.“Matters concerning compensation for the remainder of his and Warren Feeney’s contract have now been concluded successfully. 2 impact ‘close’ Harry Kewell was an academy coach at Watford before taking the Crawley Town job Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ stalemate He will be assisted at County by Warren Feeney, his number two at Crawley, after County agreed an undisclosed compensation package for the duo.Crawley are currently sitting 14th in the league table, while Kewell’s new club are bottom, having failed to win any of their opening five matches.Notts County owner and chairman Alan Hardy said: “Having now worked in football for a significant period of time, I have had the opportunity to learn from other clubs what good looks like.“I have therefore decided to appoint a technical director, who will set the club’s overall footballing philosophy and be on hand to support and mentor the manager as required.“Harry will, however, be solely responsible for our first-team squad, having the final say on transfers, tactics and team selection.“He has enjoyed an excellent start to his managerial career and I am hugely impressed with his knowledge and attention to detail. GREAT NEWS Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place EFL result Macclesfield set for further EFL sanctions after Plymouth match is called off goalless REPLY CONFUSION Orient chief gives update on manager search after ‘unfortunate’ Fletcher sacking Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancer ROUND-UP Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack 2 “The search for a new manager is underway and we are looking to make an appointment as soon as possible.”“In the meantime, we have asked Jimmy and Filipe to prepare the team for an important game on Saturday and I am sure they will get the full support of our fans travelling to Boundary Park.“We will update our supporters as soon as there is definite news on our new manager.”last_img

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