Owen Coyle named Chennaiyin boss in Indian Super League

Owen Coyle
Coyle resigned as Ross County manager in March 2018 - his last managerial role

Former Burnley and Bolton boss Owen Coyle has been named the new manager of Indian Super League club Chennaiyin.

Coyle has joined the club until the end of the season, replacing John Gregory, who left on Saturday with Chennaiyin second from bottom in the league.

The 53-year-old was most recently manager of Ross County following a spell at Blackburn Rovers.

"I am incredibly proud to join Chennaiyin FC," said the former Republic of Ireland striker.

"It will be my immense privilege to join a club with so much success already in its early history with two ISL titles.

"I believe we possess a squad with great potential and the hunger to do well, complemented by an ardent fanbase always backing us. I can't wait to get started."

Coyle's first match as manager will away to Jamshedpur on 9 December.

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