Manager Barry Ferguson extends Clyde deal until 2019

Barry Ferguson
Barry Ferguson took over as Clyde manager in the summer of 2014

Barry Ferguson has signed a new contract as manager of Clyde that will run until the summer of 2019.

"I just thought that this was the right thing to do," said the 38-year-old former Scotland midfielder, who took over the Broadwood post in June 2014.

"We're trying to build something and plan ahead, rather than just look at it one season at a time. The chairman and the board have backed me 100%."

The Bully Wee are third in League Two and chasing automatic promotion.

Ferguson said of the club's board: "They let me get on with the job without any interference. They've put their trust in me and that's a really important factor.

"I've learned how to run a team from top to bottom.

"I'm ambitious for myself but if I do move on in the future I want to feel like I have left something behind that puts the club in a good position to keep moving forward.

"I've enjoyed my time so far - we've had some ups and downs but I'm sure there are more ups to come. I'm delighted to have agreed the new contract and I'm looking forward to what lies ahead."

Top Stories