Joyce joining A-League City club

Former Manchester United reserves and Wigan manager Warren Joyce has been named as the new head coach of '¨Melbourne City.

Monday, 19th June 2017, 11:25 am
Updated Monday, 19th June 2017, 4:27 pm
Warren Joyce
Warren Joyce

Ex-Preston North End midfielder Joyce, 52, had four months in charge of Latics in the Championship last season after eight years overseeing the United second string.

Joyce – who had spells as a player with Bolton and Burnley – also had a spell as player-manager at Hull and held coaching roles at Leeds and Antwerp.

His latest move sees 
him take charge of 
Manchester City’s sister club in Australia’s A-League.

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Joyce in action for Preston North End in 1990

Joyce said: “I am delighted to be joining Melbourne City Football Club at this time in its evolution.

“The people at the club, their vision and their values, together with the opportunity to help develop and build this team to its full potential, meant that this was an offer which was impossible to turn down.”

Joyce in action for Preston North End in 1990