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New Swansea boss Bob Bradley enjoys winning end to Le Havre reign

Published 03/10/2016

Bob Bradley has been appointed manager of Premier League side Swansea
Bob Bradley has been appointed manager of Premier League side Swansea

New Swansea boss Bob Bradley enjoyed a perfect end to his reign at French second division side Le Havre as a late winner earned a 2-1 victory over Sochaux.

The 58-year-old was appointed by the Premier League side on Monday but remained in northern France to manage the Ligue 2 club for the final time later in the day.

Midfielder Jean-Pascal Fontaine claimed the decisive goal with nine minutes remaining at Stade Oceane after Sochaux striker Faneva Andriatsima looked to have spoilt Bradley's send off by cancelling out Ferland Mendy's opener.

Bradley, who will be the first American to manage in England's top flight, leaves the Normandy team fifth in the table having won 17 of his 36 matches in charge after taking over in November last year.

The former USA and Egypt manager has signed a contract until the summer of 2019 at the Liberty Stadium to succeed the sacked Francesco Guidolin.

His first game in charge of the Swans will be at Arsenal on October 15 following the international break.

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