John Eustace replaces Lee Bowyer at Birmingham amid takeover uncertainty

  • Eustace had been assistant at QPR and Republic of Ireland
  • Bowyer was sacked on Saturday after 16 months in charge

Birmingham have appointed John Eustace as their new head coach, one day after announcing Lee Bowyer’s departure.

The 42-year-old Eustace, who was assistant manager with QPR and, since March, the Republic of Ireland, has agreed a three-year deal with the Championship club. The change of manager at St Andrew’s comes amid uncertainty over a proposed takeover.

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EFL statement: Derby County exit administration

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The EFL welcomes confirmation from the Joint Administrators of Derby County FC, Quantuma, that they have today formally concluded the transfer of assets with Clowes Developments (UK) Limited to place Derby County under new ownership.

‘Behind the Scenes’ – The Kitman

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The EFL’s ‘Behind the Scenes’ feature puts the spotlight on the role of a Kit Manager, with Bolton Wanderers’ Ted Moulden providing an insight into the demands of the job…

Back in 2017, Ted Moulden’s career aspirations were firmly focused on playing for Bolton Wanderers.

Derby County update

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The EFL welcomes the announcement by Clowes Developments (UK) Limited in respect of its acquisition of Pride Park stadium, which has been a significant challenge in relation to the sale of Derby County Football Club, and that it will be submitting a bid for the football club during the course of today.