Tisdale to Swindon rumours over as club appoints MacDonald as manager
Swindon Town Football Club have appointed their new manager tonight, finally putting to bed rumours of Paul Tisdale’s departure.
Republic of Ireland assistant Kevin MacDonald has been appointed as the new manager after Paolo Di Canio resigned last week.
Exeter City first-team coach Rob Edwards has dismissed rumours of Paul Tisdale joining the club during a press conference today. Listen to the audio here.
Swindon chairman Jed McCrory said:
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"This is a hugely important appointment at a significant moment in Swindon's recent history and we are delighted to appoint a football man of Kevin's calibre as our new manager,"
"This is a clear message that the new board is determined to drive on for promotion this season and continue to try and bring success to Swindon.
"Kevin has fantastic football credentials as a double-winner with Liverpool during his playing days and he is an excellent coach.
"He has great connections with top players and he is a proper football man. We have every faith for Kevin now to lead Swindon from the front at a pivotal moment in the campaign.
"It is a new start for Kevin and for our new board of directors and we move forward together with every confidence."