Last transfer news Bristol Rovers news: Joey Barton agrees to be new manager breaking sport news
Premierleague-News.com - Football Insider can reveal that former Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton has agreed to become the new manager of Bristol Rovers.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! 491088947">Joey Barton has agreed to become the new Bristol Rovers manager, Football Insider can reveal. The 38-year-old was offered the post earlier in the week after this site revealed a breakthrough in negotiations on Tuesday. A source at the Memorial Stadium has told Football Insider that he has now accepted the club’s offer and is set to put pen to paper on a contract. ???? Bristol Rovers can today confirm that it has parted company with Manager Paul Tisdale.#BristolRovers — Bristol Rovers (@Official_BRFC) February 10, 2021 Bristol Rovers have been on the hunt for a new manager since Paul Tisdale was sacked on 10 February after less than three months in charge.
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Head of recruitment Tommy Widdrington has been on caretaker duty since but he will now return to his previous role with Barton set to take over.
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Barton has been without a club since 4 January after he was dismissed from his post at Fleetwood Town.
The former Manchester City and Newcastle midfielder was by large a success at Highbury, with 54 wins in his 128 matches in charge.
He led the Cod Army to the League One Play-Offs last season but they fell short of promotion after a 6-3 aggregate loss to Wycombe Wanderers in the semi-finals.
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