Harry Kewell: 'I want to bring something different to the game' | John Davidson

04 August 2017 21:28
The former Socceroo made history as an Australian player in the UK and now he wants to do the same as a manager with League Two side Crawley TownBroadfield Stadium is so nondescript you almost miss it on arrival. Tucked deep in West Sussex suburbia, among green parks and house developments, is the home of Crawley Town. Small, unfashionable but friendly, for most of their 121-year history the club was a non-league entity of little renown. Crawley only climbed into the Football Conference in 2004 and six years ago they reached their highest level ever in League One.Today they sit in League Two after narrowly avoiding the drop last season. It remains, perhaps, an odd destination for a player who won the Champions League, FA Cup, Uefa Super Cup, a PFA young player of the year award and an FA Youth Cup winners medal during his stellar Premier League career to make his first step into senior management. But Harry Kewell, a son of Smithfield in western Sydney, doesn’t see it that way. Related: Harry Kewell: from Sydney's west to the grandest stages of world football | Paul Connolly Related: Harry Kewell: a career in pictures Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian