Kevin Keen appointed new coach at Liverpool

03 July 2011 06:17
ShareLiverpool have appointed Kevin Keen as first-team coach following the recent departure of Sammy Lee from the Anfield dugout and will work alongside Steve Clarke.

Having signed a three-year deal, and will report with his new colleagues for the first day of pre-season training on Monday.

Too keen! Liverpool boss Dalglish has added the former West Ham coach (pic) to his backroom staff

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish said: 'I'm delighted that Kevin is joining us to work alongside Steve Clarke coaching the first team squad.'He has previously worked with Steve at West Ham and has a good reputation and a good manner about him. He is highly respected in the game and will be a great addition to our technical staff.'

New arrival: Dalglish (right) has signed Keen based on Clarke's (left) recommendation

Keen spent nine years on the coaching staff at Upton Park and was named caretaker manager on three occasions, most recently for the final game of last season, a 3-0 defeat at home to Sunderland.

He made over 600 appearances in spells with West Ham, Wolves, Stoke, Macclesfield and Wycombe.

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Source: Daily_Mail