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16 Nov 2019

CARDIFF CITY APPOINTS NEIL HARRIS

Cardiff City FC can confirm the appointment of Neil Harris as the Club's First Team Manager.

The 42-year-old has signed a deal at Cardiff City Stadium running until the summer of 2022. 

David Livermore joins Neil in the dugout as Assistant Manager, while James Rowberry and Andy Dibble continue in the back-room team as First Team Coach and Goalkeeping Coach respectively.

Kevin Blackwell and Ronnie Jepson depart the Welsh capital with the Club’s sincere thanks and best wishes. 

Neil will oversee training at the Vale Resort on Monday ahead of his first City match away to Charlton Athletic on Saturday, 23rd November.

Upon Neil’s arrival, Tan Sri Vincent Tan said: “I am pleased to appoint Neil as First Team Manager of the Club. 

“I have full confidence in Neil due to his principles on and off the pitch and enthusiasm to succeed. I am glad to offer him this opportunity and look forward to seeing what he is capable of achieving with Cardiff City.”

Chairman Mehmet Dalman said: “Neil is a passionate manager who has all of the right attributes to take the helm at Cardiff City. I know he’s eager to get to work and we look forward to seeing him strive to get the best out of our tight-knit and talented group of players.”

Executive Director & CEO Ken Choo said: “We’re excited to welcome Neil to Cardiff City Stadium. He will work hard to deliver for this Football Club and is a manager with the ambition and potential to lead the Bluebirds forward.”

Source: Cardiff City