Vital Football

Latest Hibs News

Pat Fenlon Confirmed As Shamrock Boss

Pat Fenlon Confirmed As Shamrock Boss

BR>
Pat Fenlon has returned to football, nine months after leaving Hibs, to take up the managerial reigns at Shamrock Rovers.

The Irishman, who had been linked with vacancies at both Linfield and Dundalk, was confirmed as the new boss at the Tallaght Stadium this morning replacing Trevor Croly in the hot seat.

Fenlon, who previously enjoyed success in his homeland with Shelbourne and Bohemians prior to his time at Easter Road will take former chief scout Dave Henderson with him to the Dublin club.

Fenlon said: "I am delighted to be taking over as manager of Shamrock Rovers and am very much looking forward to getting to work at the club.

"The team is in a good position, and so we`ll be looking to push on and build on that. I am familiar with the team having seen them numerous times this season and so we will get to work straight away.

"I`m looking forward to the game against Derry City on Friday night. Hopefully there will be a big crowd and we will work hard to get a result from the game and start on a positive note."

Fenlon resigned his post at Hibernian last November following a Scottish League Cup defeat to Hearts. Despite having led Hibs to successive Scottish Cup finals he found himself under pressure, in main, to freak one off results and a playing style viewed as negative by the majority of supporters.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Franck_Sauzee
Date:Wednesday August 6 2014
Time: 11:13AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Hibernian Articles

Hibernian Duo Get Scotland Call (26/9/17)

Hibernian's Steven Whittaker and John McGinn have been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Football Business Awards 2017 - Finalists

The finalists for the 2017 Football Business Awards were announced this week and a number of clubs are up for prizes in their categories.

30 Minute Halves - No Rebounds On Penalties?

The International Football Association Board are investigating a variety of rule book changes when it comes to the future of football.

Archived Vital Hibs Articles

Vital Hibs articles from

Site Journalists

Legends of 2016
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where will Hibs finish on Premiership return
Suggested By: Vital Hibs
Champions of course3%
Second/Third56%
Top Six38%
Bottom Six3%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Hibernian Results (view all)

Hibernian Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment