Sol Campbell Announced As Macclesfield Town Manager
Former Tottenham and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell has been announced as Macclesfield Town boss on an 18-month contract.
The club will be holding a press conference to unveil Campbell on Thursday (29th November) at 15:30
It is the ex-England centre-back's first job in management after being unsuccessful for role's at Oxford United, Grimsby and Oldham.
And the 44-year-old faces a tough task as Macclesfield are currently bottom of the Football League.
Welcome to Macclesfield Town, Sol! https://t.co/AQxcKqXOQa- Macclesfield Town (@thesilkmen) November 27, 2018
Despite a 1-0 victory over Yeovil Town on Saturday they are still seven points from safety, while they travel to sixth placed Exeter City tonight.
Campbell piped former Macclesfield manager John Askey, who led them to promotion from the National League last season, to the job.
Askey left the Silk Men for Shrewsbury in League One, however, he was sacked a fortnight ago.
Most recently Campbell has been working with the England Under-21s, as well as, a short stint as assistant manager of Trinidad and Tobago.