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Howe named Burnley boss

16 Jan 2011 17:01:04

Howe named Burnley boss

Burnley have confirmed the appointment of Eddie Howe as their new manager on a three-and-a-half year deal.The 33-year-old leaves npower League One side Bournemouth to replace Brian Laws at Turf Moor and has been joined by his assistant Jason Tindall.Howe watched the Clarets draw with npower Championship leaders QPR at Turf Moor on Saturday and will now take charge on Monday morning.He said: "This is a fantastic club and you only had to see the fans at the game here on Saturday to see how passionate they are."It is just a fantastic opportunity for Jason and myself to join such a big, ambitious and progressive club and we are delighted."We had such a great time at Bournemouth and it was always going to take a special club for us to leave because of the fantastic success we have had there in the past two years."


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