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Hartlepool appoint John Hughes as new coach

13 Nov 2012 19:17:42

Hartlepool appoint John Hughes as new coach

Hartlepool have appointed John Hughes as their new first team coach.

Former Falkirk and Hibernian boss Hughes leaves Livingston to take charge of npower League One's bottom side, starting with the visit of Coventry this weekend.

The 48-year-old succeeds Neale Cooper, who resigned last month, and inherits a squad nine points from safety and without a win in 16 matches.

Ex-Hull and Preston manager Phil Brown had been widely touted with the role in recent days.


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