Sunderland confirm Chris Coleman's appointment as new manager

19 November 2017 03:23
• Coleman confirmed in post on Sunday• Sunderland are bottom of the ChampionshipChris Coleman has been confirmed as the new Sunderland manager. The 47-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half year deal to become Simon Grayson’s successor in what is a major boost for Sunderland and a huge blow for the Football Association of Wales, which had hoped to persuade Coleman to sign a new contract.The FAW held a board meeting on Friday to discuss his position, with both parties previously involved in lengthy talks about extending the deal that was due to expire at the end of this month, but Coleman has decided the time is right to return to club management and has agreed to take the plunge with Sunderland. Related: The impossible job: are Sunderland simply unmanageable? | Louise Taylor Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian