Sir Alex Ferguson’s Former Man United Assistant Takes Charge At Championship Norwich City

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Norwich City have announced their new manager, after Neil Adams resigned…

Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan has replaced Neil Adams at Championship side Norwich City. Adams resigned following Saturday’s FA Cup defeat at League One Preston.

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Norwich are seventh in the Championship, just three points off the play-off’s, as they seek an immediate return to the top flight, but Adams has chosen to step aside after less than a year in charge.

Reports in the Daily Star explain former United coach Phelan takes charge of the team on a caretaker basis. Adams, who will return to Norwich next summer in a role yet to be clarified, said: “I firmly believe that we are still on course for a crack at promotion back to the Premier League.

“That is where this club belongs. However, I feel it is in the best interests of the team that an immediate change is made in order to ensure a positive impact on results.

“It goes without saying that I sincerely hope the team achieves success this season and I would like to say a huge thank you to the supporters who have backed me during my tenure as manager.”

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