Sheerin seeking experienced aide

01 June 2010 08:42
Paul Sheerin hopes to bring in an experienced assistant at Arbroath to help him in his first job as a manager.The 35-year-old was named player/manager last week after being released by St Johnstone. [LNB]"I have been speaking to a couple of people about the position of assistant manager," Sheerin told the relegated club's website. [LNB]"And it is going to be somebody experienced who will be able to run things if I am playing." [LNB]Sheerin was appointed following Jim Weir's departure for Brechin City after less than a season at Gayfield - and one during which they were relegated to Division Three after a play-off defeat by Forfar Athletic.[LNB] I am more than happy with the players that I already have here and I hope to bring in a few new faces too Arbroath player/manager Paul Sheerin The new Red Litchties boss had been interviewed for the job while still with Scottish Premier League Saints when John McGlashan resigned in November. [LNB]"I was delighted that the board had kept me in mind from the interview I had in October, because it was the first one I have ever did in football," he said. [LNB]Arbroath had been forced into the play-offs after finishing second bottom in Division Two and Sheerin was not predicting that they would immediately come back up as champions. [LNB]"We are not going to make any rash promises, but I definitely hope that next season we will be a challenging club, even though it can be hard to bounce back after relegation," he added. [LNB]"I am more than happy with the players that I already have here and I hope to bring in a few new faces too."

Source: BBC_Sport