Former England manager Steve McClaren is now officially the manager of Newcastle. He takes the place of John Carver, who leads the composition temporary from winter to the end of the season and managed to save it from falling. Until two weeks ago, McLaren led the Derby, but was sacked for failure in the attempt to enter the Premiership.
The contract of the specialist with Newcastle is in an atypical configuration - 3 + 5 years. Furthermore, McClaren enters in the Board of Directors of the club, as will combine the two posts. With his leading positions divided the outgoing president Mike Ashley and the Finance Director John Irving. Also new members of the Board of Directors are the chief of the scouts Graham Carr and Bob Monkur.
"I am happy that we managed to take one of the best English managers. He has 20 years experience at the club level and on the international stage," said the Executive Director of the "Magpies" Lee Charney, who is also part of the Board of Directors.