ISL: Chennaiyin FC appoints Owen Coyle as new head coach

In November, Chennaiyin FC had sacked its head coach John Gregory following a poor run in the ongoing season of the ISL.

Owen Coyle has been associated with Burnley and Bolton Wanderers in the past.   -  FILE PHOTO/ REUTERS

Chennaiyin FC has signed up Scotsman Owen Coyle as its head coach. The former English Premier League manager with Burnley and Bolton Wanderers will be on a contract till the end of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019-20 season.

“I am incredibly proud to join Chennaiyin FC as head coach. It will be my immense privilege to join a club with so much success already in its early history with two ISL titles. I believe we possess a squad with great potential and the hunger to do well, complimented by an ardent fan base always backing us. I can't wait to get started," said Coyle.

READ| Chennaiyin and Gregory part ways

In November, Chennaiyin had sacked its head coach John Gregory following a poor run in the ongoing season of the ISL.

Coyle's journey begins with a challenging trip to Jamshedpur on December 9.

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