'I feel like a kid in a sweet shop': Ian Holloway appointed Grimsby manager

31 December 2019 02:51
Holloway has been out of work since leaving QPR in May 201856-year-old wants to take ‘wonderful old football club forward’Grimsby Town have appointed Ian Holloway as manager as they look to stave off the threat of relegation from League Two. The 56-year-old former Bristol Rovers, QPR, Plymouth, Leicester, Blackpool, Crystal Palace and Millwall boss, replaces Michael Jolley, who parted company with the Mariners in November following an expletive-laden rant aimed at local journalists.A statement on the club’s official website read: “Grimsby Town Football Club are delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Holloway as first team manager. With over 600 appearances as a player and taking charge of over 950 games over a 20-plus-year managerial career, Ian will bring invaluable experience to the table for the Mariners.” Related: Grimsby Town: Michael Jolley left club after expletive-laden rant at reporters Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian