Belfast Telegraph

Rodney McAree to be unveiled as new boss at Coleraine

 

By Graham Luney

Rodney McAree will be unveiled as the new Coleraine manager tonight.

The Bannsiders board has moved swiftly to convince the Dungannon Swifts boss to accept a new challenge in the north west.

McAree will pick up the baton left by Oran Kearney, who takes charge of St Mirren for the first time tonight in a Scottish Premiership clash at home to Brendan Rodgers' Celtic.

The 44-year-old, who guided the Swifts to their first senior trophy last season when the Tyrone side lifted the League Cup, has been handed a full-time role and the challenge of winning major silverware, including a first league title since the club's only triumph in 1974.

McAree rejected Glentoran's advances earlier this year but the Coleraine offer was too good to turn down.

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