Harry Kewell appointed new head coach of Crawley Town

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24:  Watford U23 coach Harry Kewell gives instructions at half time during a friendly match between Northampton Town and Wat
Image: Harry Kewell succeeds Dermot Drummy as manager at the Checkatrade.com Stadium

Harry Kewell has been appointed manager of League Two side Crawley Town.

The former Australia international winger has been handed his first senior managerial role by the Red Devils after spending two years coaching Watford's youth teams.

Kewell, who made his name playing for Leeds United and Liverpool, left Watford by mutual consent last month.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 12:  Harry Kewell of the Heart is chaired off the field after playing his final match and retiring from football during the ro
Image: Kewell retired as a player with Melbourne Heart in 2014 after scoring 124 goals in 515 games as a professional

Former Newport County boss Warren Feeney has been appointed as the 38-year-old's assistant and the pair succeed Dermot Drummy and Matt Gray, who were sacked earlier this month.

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Director of football Selim Gaygusuz told Crawley's website: "During his interview, Harry showed us great passion - that's what we need to make this team move onwards."

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