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Rodney McAree to be unveiled as new boss at Coleraine



Coleraine-bound: Rodney McAree

Coleraine-bound: Rodney McAree

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Coleraine-bound: Rodney McAree

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.

Belfast Telegraph

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