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Leeds United fans react on Twitter to Rob Kelly appointment

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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