Welcome Tony Mowbray

8 Jan 2024 | 2 comments

As widely expected, Blues today announced the appointment of Tony Mowbray as the men’s first team manager. He replaces Wayne Rooney who was dismissed last week.

Mowbray is a vastly experienced manager, particularly at Championship level, and has achieved success throughout his managerial career. From widespread reports, he also appears to have been popular with players and supporters alike wherever he has been. There is certainly evidence that a lot of Sunderland supporters were very sorry to see him depart their club back in December.

After the disappointment of the short lived Rooney era, the club has responded positively and moved swiftly to bring in a man of Mowbray’s calibre and pedigree. He will be supported by his longstanding accomplice, Mark Venus, who has been appointed assistant manager.

The club’s announcement can be read in full here. A full profile of Tony’s career can also be found here.

Blues Trust would like to offer the warmest of welcomes to Tony. We are confident that his wisdom, experience and preferred style of play will be appreciated by players and fans alike, and look forward to watching him implement his well-renowned brand of football over the coming months. We hope that his appointment heralds a new era of stability and success at St Andrew’s, and that he will bring a positive influence to the culture of the club as a whole.

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  1. Keith Purdom

    Well said

  2. Mitchell

    Something a respected WBA fan said to me today really says it all….” Tony is a good fit for Blues as he is a solid and trusted Warhorse”. I like that

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