Forster handed Brentford boss job

02 March 2011 12:23
Brentford have appointed caretaker boss Nicky Forster as their permanent manager until the end of the season.Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Notts County made it 14 points from six games since he was placed in temporary charge after Andy Scott's departure last month. [LNB]The 37-year-old striker played for the Bees, who are 14th in League One, for three years in the 1990s and rejoined them from Brighton in March 2010. [LNB]"I'm delighted to have been given the chance to manage Brentford," he said. [LNB]Forster, who began his League career at Gillingham before joining Brentford for the first time in 1994, has also played for Birmingham, Reading, Ipswich, Hull, Brighton and Charlton. [LNB]He will now lead his team out as manager for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final against Carlisle at Wembley on 3 April. [LNB]Forster, who has never played at the national stadium, has not named himself in a matchday squad in the six games since he took over from Scott. [LNB]Speaking of his player-manager role, he added: "I've always said that you can't do both jobs. [LNB]"But if you're asking 'would I be tempted to come on at Wembley', all I'll say is 'let's see'."

Source: BBC_Sport