Leeds United fans react on Twitter to Rob Kelly appointment

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Leeds hired the former West Brom and Sheffield Wednesday man as assistant coach.

As reported by the official Leeds website, Kelly was appointed on a two-year contract at Elland Road, in an assistant capacity to Uwe Rosler.

The 50-year-old has worked with a number of clubs across the Football League and Premier League, with his most recent job at West Brom. Kelly was assistant coach to Alan Irvine, taking charge of the first-team on an interim basis following Irvine’s sacking, and drawing 1-1 with West Brom.

He left the Hawthorns when Tony Pulis took over, and adds that experience to spells with Preston, Sheffield Wednesday, Nottingham Forest and a 15 month reign as Leicester manager in the 2006/07 season.

His appointment brings experience of English football to Elland Road, and Kelly is the kind of man who will know how to coach to a Championship level. Although Uwe Rosler has worked in England before, Kelly is much more experienced, and his appointment could prove to be a shrewd move by Massimo Cellino.

Following the appointment, Leeds fans reacted to the news on Twitter, and it appears as if many are pleased with the appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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