Former Leeds United winger Harry Kewell takes non-league management role alongside ex-Wealdstone boss

FORMER Leeds United winger Harry Kewell is back in management in English football's non-league.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 3:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th June 2021, 3:40 pm

Former Crawley Town, Notts County and Oldham Athletic boss Kewell was sacked by Oldham in March but the Australian has now been appointed as new first team head coach of Barnet as part of a new dual management team.

Kewell will be working alongside former Wealdstone boss Dean Brennan who has been named Barnet's new head of football.

Barnet finished the 2020-21 season bottom of the National League but were reprieved from relegation due to the National League North and South seasons being declared null and void with no teams going up or down

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BACK IN MANAGEMENT: Former Leeds United winger Harry Kewell. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

Kewell told Barnet's official website: "Barnet is a fantastic football club but we need to get the club back on the right path and get going back in the right direction.

"The chairman and myself have put a really exciting backroom team together, with the view of a collective unit being the driving force behind a successful future for the football club.

"That starts with me as a head coach, but also with all of the staff, players and of course the supporters, we need to be a collective group with the ambition of bringing brighter days back to this incredible club.

"There’s plenty of hard work to do to get us going in the right direction and I can’t wait to get started."

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