Football Derby County reappoint ex-England boss Steve McClaren

Derby County have reappointed former manager Steve McClaren on a contract that runs until 2018.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Derby County have reappointed former manager Steve McClaren on a contract that runs until 2018.

The ex-England boss previously took charge of Derby in 2013, reaching the Championship play-off final in his first season, before being sacked at the end of his second campaign.

McClaren then became Newcastle United manager, but was dismissed in March, with the club battling - ultimately unsuccessfully - against relegation from the Premier League.

In a statement announcing his return on Derby's official website, McClaren described his delight at securing a fourth stint at a club where he also served as a player and assistant manager.

"I am excited to be back at Derby County as the club's manager," he said.

"I have a great affiliation with the club, having been here on three previous occasions, and I am really delighted at the prospect of finishing what we started back in September 2013.

"I regret how my time at Derby ended back in 2015 and I am very motivated to put things right for the club and our supporters.

"My ultimate aspiration remains exactly what it was before, to take Derby County back to the Premier League."

Chris Powell has been in control of the Derby first team since Nigel Pearson's suspension and subsequent departure, and he has been retained by the club, alongside fellow staff members Kevin Phillips and Pascal Zuberbuhler.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Ghana@60 Anniversary Hearts to face Kotoko on December 24bullet
2 Black Stars Kwesi Appiah to meet with Abedi Pele over the return of...bullet
3 Sannie Daara GFA Spokesperson gets CAF appointmentbullet
4 Captaincy Row Kwesi Appiah to rotate Black Stars captain’s armbandbullet
5 Video Arsene Wenger came to Ghana to buy me- Dong Borteybullet
6 Tony Baffoe Ex-Black Stars defender appointed Deputy General...bullet
7 Amos Frimpong Kotoko skipper: My first salary could only buy...bullet
8 Ghanaian Players Abroad Three WAFU stars seek greener...bullet
9 Black Stars Kwesi Appiah stands by decision to drop Ayew...bullet
10 'Fire Things' After Ebony's open invitation to Songo,...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Andre Ayew’s screamer wins Premier League Goal for Octoberbullet
2 Video This sumptuous Ayew’s goal nominated for goal of the month awardbullet
3 Video Highlights of former Ghana and Ajax midfielder who passed awaybullet
4 Video Ghanaians will forever love Junior Agogo for this goalbullet
5 Video Ex-Manchester United defender shown red for kicking fanbullet
6 Video Watch how France whipped Ghana 8-0 on Mondaybullet
7 Video Watch Thomas Partey's goal against Elchebullet
8 Video Watch Andre Ayew's brace against Tottenhambullet
9 Messi Lionel Messi's hat-trick sends Argentina to Russiabullet
10 Video Watch Ghana's 2-0 win over Nigerbullet

Football