Alex Neil confirmed as new Stoke City manager on three-year contract

by | Aug 28, 2022 | Football Transfers, Global Football News, Premiere League News | 0 comments


Stoke were given permission by Sunderland to speak to Alex Neil about replacing Michael O’Neill; Neil has signed a three-year deal with the Potters; Stoke sacked O’Neill with the club 21st in the Championship table; Sunderland are set to announce Tony Mowbray as their new manager

Stoke have confirmed the arrival of Alex Neil as their new manager on a three-year contract.

Neil has left Sunderland to take the job after the Black Cats gave the Potters permission to speak to the 41-year-old about the vacancy.

The Scotsman was in attendance to watch Stoke’s 1-0 win over Blackburn on Saturday before the switch was officially confirmed.

Sunderland, meanwhile, lost 1-0 to Norwich on the same day with assistant head coach Martin Canning, first-team coaches Mike Dodds and Michael Proctor plus head of goalkeeping Alessandro Barcherini taking charge of the team.

Neil had a terrific six months at Sunderland where he won promotion to the Championship with the Black Cats via the League One play-offs.

He replaces Michael O’Neill in the Stoke dugout after he was sacked with the club 21st in the table, with just one win from their opening five games.


Related Posts


What do you think?


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Learn More

Related Posts