Ian Ferguson takes the reigns

Perth Glory has today appointed Ian Ferguson as senior coach with Dave Mitchell now the club’s Football Director. Both appointments are until the end of the 2011/12 Hyundai A-League season.

Perth Glory has today appointed Ian Ferguson as senior coach with Dave Mitchell now the club-s Football Director. Both appointments are until the end of the 2011/12 Hyundai A-League season.

“I have been contemplating this move for some time with Chairman Tony Sage, and am proud where the club is today, compared to when I first came to Perth Glory,” Mitchell said.

“The fans have been great and have come back in their droves.

“We have built a squad which can now compete and play attractive football with the infrastructure in place to challenge for a title.

“I have a deep passion for recruiting and utilizing my global networks to bring success to Perth Glory.

“I thank Tony Sage for his backing and the opportunity to continue to grow our Perth Glory,” Mitchell concluded.

Both appointments are effective immediate with Ian Ferguson to take the reigns at training this morning.