Fleetwood Town can confirm the appointment Scott Brown as the club’s first-team Head Coach.
The born-winner, 36, makes his first step into management following an incredible playing career. He led Glasgow Celtic to 23 major trophies during a career spanning 20 years, including 55 caps for his native Scotland.
On the news, Brown said: “I’m delighted to have been named Head Coach at Fleetwood Town, it’s a great opportunity at a really exciting club.
“I’ve always had a real desire to move into management and can’t wait to meet the players and staff and get started. The hard work starts now - I’m now looking forward to getting onto the grass."
Chairman Andy Pilley added: “I’m absolutely delighted to name Scott Brown as the club’s new first-team Head Coach. It was important as a club we took our time with this appointment and was delighted by the high calibre of candidates who applied.
“After a thorough interview process it was clear Scott was the outstanding candidate and someone who’s a born leader, a serial winner, and incredibly serious about becoming a successful manager. We feel we are the perfect club for Scott to start his managerial career and he’s the perfect person to lead us to a new era at Highbury Stadium - it’s a hugely exciting appointment for Fleetwood Town."
*All media enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scott Brown and chairman Andy Pilley will be available for interview to selected outlets on Friday morning.*