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Former Rovers Star Sutton Named Lincoln Manager

Former Rovers Star Sutton Named Lincoln Manager

Former Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Sutton has taken up his first managerial role after being named the new manager of Lincoln City.

The League Two side admit that the appointment of the 36-year-old in succession to Peter Jackson is a calculated gamble, however, this is one that the Lincoln board think was worth taking. Sutton will be assisted by his former Rovers team-mate (and fellow Premiership Title winner with Rovers) Ian Pearce.

A club statement on The Official Lincoln City Website said: "We received over 70 applications for the vacant manager's post and although this double appointment could be seen as a calculated gamble, the board have every confidence in Chris and Ian and are looking forward to working with them.

"Both Chris and Ian impressed every member of the board with their enthusiasm, ambition and preparation and the decision to appoint them was a unanimous one.
"

Good luck to Chris and Ian!!


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Writer:Walker
Date:Monday September 28 2009
Time: 6:17PM

Comments

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Good look to them... possibly a job for them at rovers in 10 years or so if they do okay...
rover23
28/09/2009 20:15:00
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be interesting to see how he gets on!
merlin
28/09/2009 20:18:00
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Aye, good luck to them, good to see they are starting at a lower level, hopefully they are not rushed up into the higher levels too soon!
sasman
29/09/2009 05:19:00
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it is a calculated gamble for sure but I think Sutton carries a certain aura about him to make things work. He is right to sew his seeds in the lower leagues as well IMO.
Mikey Delap
29/09/2009 07:57:00
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Best of luck to em both and to lincoln City
mutts nutts
30/09/2009 08:56:00
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