‘Perfect next step’: Wayne Rooney confirmed as Plymouth Argyle manager

25 May 2024 12:15
Championship club will be his fourth time in chargeRooney was sacked by Birmingham in JanuaryWayne Rooney has said accepting the Plymouth job is the “perfect next step” in his management career, with the former England captain thought to have signed a three-year contract as head coach of the Championship club. Rooney returns to coaching after a chastening spell in charge of Birmingham, who were relegated to League One this month.The 38-year-old endured a difficult 83-day reign at Birmingham, where he lost nine of his 15 league matches. Plymouth finished 21st in the second tier this season and avoided relegation at Birmingham’s expense on the final day. Plymouth will represent his fourth managerial job, after Derby, DC United and Birmingham. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian