Pearson is new Saints boss

SOUTHAMPTON have unveiled Nigel Pearson as their new manager on a rolling contract.The former Newcastle assistant boss succeeds former Town boss George Burley - who left the Coca-Cola Championship side in December to take the Scotland job - at St Mary's.

SOUTHAMPTON have unveiled Nigel Pearson as their new manager on a rolling contract.

The former Newcastle assistant boss succeeds former Town boss George Burley - who left the Coca-Cola Championship side in December to take the Scotland job - at St Mary's.

Jason Dodd and former Ipswich coach, John Gorman were placed in charge of first-team affairs following Burley's departure and the duo will stay on as part of Pearson's new-look backroom staff.


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