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Oldham appoint Australian Kewell as head coach

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Oldham Athletic have named ex-Leeds United and Liverpool forward Harry Kewell as head coach on a one-year deal with an option to extend, the League Two (fourth-tier) club said on Saturday.

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Liverpool v Manchester City – Anfield, Liverpool, Britain – November 10, 2019 Harry Kewell and Mark Schwarzer perform media duties pitchside before the match REUTERS/Phil Noble

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REUTERS: Oldham Athletic have named ex-Leeds United and Liverpool forward Harry Kewell as head coach on a one-year deal with an option to extend, the League Two (fourth-tier) club said on Saturday.

The 41-year-old former Australia forward replaces Dino Maamria after the Tunisian, whose Latics team finished 19th in the standings last season, was sacked on Friday.

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"I'm excited about the project and don't get me wrong it's going to take time. Because the one thing I think this club does need is stability and if we can get that, then we can start to grow things," Kewell told the club's website https://www.oldhamathletic.co.uk/news/2020/august/31072020-harry-kewell-new-head-coach.

"We've got to get back to the basics and we're having a 'clean slate' here now and I think the fans, myself, the owner, everybody wants to start seeing this club progress becauRead More – Source