Hull City appoint Nigel Adkins as coach
Yorkshire Dec 7 (IANS) English football club Hull City on Thursday appointed Nigel Adkins as their new head coach.
"Adkins a Championship promotion-winner with Southampton in 2012 will be joined at the KCOM Stadium by his trusted assistant Andy Crosby on an 18-month contract " the club said in a statement.
"His success with Southampton where he took the south coast club from League One to the Premier League with back-to-back promotions Adkins also guided Scunthorpe United to promotion in 2007 and 2009 and has spells in charge of Reading and Sheffield United on his CV " the statement added.
The 52-year-old will oversee his first training session on Thursday and will take charge of the side for Saturday s home game against Brentford.