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Scott Parker appointed Bournemouth new manager

Tue 29 June 2021 | 4:55

Scott Parker has been appointed as new manager of Championship side Bournemouth after he left Fulham by mutual consent.

Fulham

announced earlier on Monday that the 40-year-old had left the west London club, and less than four hours later he was appointed as the new Cherries manager.

Bournemouth

have been without a manager since sacking

Jason Tindall

in February.

Jonathan Woodgate

was placed as an interim coach but is due to leave the club this week.

Parker has signed a three-year deal,

Matt Wells

will be his assistant head coach.

Rob Burch

has been appointed as the club’s first-team goalkeeping coach,

Alastair Harris

joins as head of performance,

Charlie Moore

is lead physical performance coach, and

Jonathan Hill

first-team head analyst.

"I believe this is the perfect fit for both parties,"

Parker told AFCBTV

.

"I'm familiar with Bournemouth because of my relationship with Harry Arter. It's a football club I know well from watching him over the years.

"The ethos, the reputation, the journey and the challenge here is something that's very exciting for me and my staff. We want to build a team the fans can be proud of and one they feel represents them. We can't wait to get started."

Bournemouth chief executive

Neill Blake

said:

"It has been a long process but I am delighted to finally get our man.

"Scott has always been our number one choice for this role and someone whose coaching career we have taken a keen interest in since his first steps in Tottenham Hotspur's academy.

"Over a period of time he has proven himself as one of the best young head coaches in the country; someone who has a clear philosophy on how he wants to play and knows what it takes to win promotion from the Championship.

"Scott is fully invested in the long-term project in front of us here, and this is the start of an exciting new period for this club."


source: SportMob

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