Manchester City Women have appointed former Wales international Gareth Taylor as their new manager on a three-year deal.
The former City striker has been in charge of the men’s Under-18 side for the previous season, having previously overseen the Under-16s.
Taylor, who played for the club between 1998 and 2001, will now replace Nick Cushing, who recently joined New York City FC, at the helm of the women’s team.
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“I’m absolutely delighted to have joined Manchester City Women and I’m extremely excited about the challenge ahead with a very talented group of players and staff who have enjoyed a lot of success in recent years,” said Taylor, who will be assisted by Alan Mahon.
“I’m really honoured to have been appointed to this role and I can’t wait to get started with our preparations for another thrilling and competitive Barclays FA WSL season in 2020/21.” PA