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  • Chris Davies appointed new assistant manager at Celtic

    Chris Davies appointed new assistant manager at Celtic

    By: Newsroom Staff on 25 May, 2016 16:40

  • CELTIC Football Club announced today that it has appointed Chris Davies as assistant manager. Chris will join Celtic on June 1, 2016, from Reading FC where he is currently first-team coach.

    Chris, has worked closely with Celtic’s new manager Brendan Rodgers over a number of years, joining him at both Swansea and Liverpool.

    Celtic manager, Brendan Rodgers said: “I am delighted to bring Chris to Celtic, he is a magnificent coach and someone I know will make a hugely positive contribution to the club.

    “He is ready and prepared for the challenge at Celtic and I know that Chris, like myself, can’t wait to get going next season.

    “He has worked with me previously, he is someone I know and trust and he will be a great addition to my team and to the club.” 

    Chris Davies added: “Celtic is huge club with such a special place in world football. It is a great honour and a proud moment for me to be named assistant manager.

    “I saw the scenes at Celtic Park on Monday and there are not many clubs or fans in the world who could have put on such a show.

    “We know what Celtic fans bring to the club and we want to reward our fans every week with entertaining football that gets results.

    “I have worked with Brendan over a number of years, as a player and a coach, and it will be fantastic to team up with him again. I know all about his affection for Celtic and his appetite for taking on this great job.

    “I am looking forward to meeting all the players and staff and working with them to give the supporters a team to be proud of."

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