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Staunton's appointment confirmed

Steve Staunton's appointment as Gary McAllister's assistant has been confirmed.

The former Liverpool team-mates have linked up again this time as a double act at Leeds, and the former Irish player and boss, who also played under McAllister at Coventry is relishing the job ahead of him, Staunton told leedsunited.com: "I'm delighted to be here. Gary brought me to Coventry as a player, I played with him at Liverpool, and it's nice to team up again.

"I hope I can be of assistance and help this great club get back to where it belongs.

"It's a great opportunity to work at a big club with a good manager, and learn the ropes from someone else on the inside and see how a club runs.

"Your next progression after playing is coaching and managing and this is a great opportunity for ourselves to be part of something that will be big in a few years."

Like McAllister, Staunton is initially contracted to Leeds until the end of the current season.




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Date:Monday February 4 2008

Time: 7:53PM

Your Comments

Dont think you lot have a hope now...Watch out were over your shoulder
80s terrier
You got no chance mate
Tiny T
Poor appointments both of them, won't get promoted by just throwing money about
cyjax
Both are top class appointments in my view, who would you rather have??
Tiny T
They'll turn things around, both good pro's but it does take time for new management & changes to the playing staff to take effect!
Our Kids Dad
I think you are right that it will take time. Unfortunately they have got to hit the ground running!!
dazza71
Youve blown it ..try again next season..No goals scored against us in the last 360 minutes of play 2 games in hand..Believe me (Tiny T) were about to overtake you...
80s terrier
 

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