Beattie lands Accrington job

James Beattie has been appointed manager of Accrington Stanley following Leam Richardson's departure last month.

Last Updated: 13/05/13 at 19:03 Post Comment

James Beattie: Named as Accrington boss

James Beattie: Named as Accrington boss

James Beattie has been appointed manager of Accrington Stanley.

The former England striker replaces Leam Richardson, who left the League Two club at the end of the season to join the Chesterfield coaching staff.

It is 35-year-old Beattie's first job in management and comes just six months after he joined Stanley as a player.

It is not yet clear whether he intends to continue playing.


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