Former Scunthorpe and Fleetwood boss Graham Alexander has been appointed as the new boss of Salford City.

Graham’s playing career saw him at Scunthorpe United, Luton Town, Preston North End and Burnley. He made 40 international appearances for Scotland andretired at the end of 2011/2012 season after 1024 professional appearances in a playing career spanning 22 years across every level of the game.

Graham guided Fleetwood to promotion in 2013/2014 by winning the league two play offs. He became Scunthorpe United manager in 2016 and the team reached the league one promotion play offs in 2016/2017. He left Scunthorpe United in March 2018.

He will be assisted by by Chris Lucketti who was Bury manager breifly this season before being sacked in January this year.

Alexander said;

“During my first meeting with Chris and then later with Gary I was immediately impressed by the scale of the ambition this club and the owners have. It has made rapid progress over the last four years and I am delighted they have asked myself and Chris to spearhead the next stage of the club’s development.

As a manager you have to look for certain aspects of what can be achieved at a new club and the possibilities here are boundless. There is a great deal of work to be done on and off the pitch to fulfil the potential of Salford City and I can’t wait to get started. Even though this season has just ended, our work in preparation for the club’s first season at National level will continue throughout the summer. I look forward to meeting everybody connected with SCFC and developing the relationships which are so important to any club’s success”



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