Indian Super League: Mumbai City FC Rope in Peter Reid as Head Coach

Mumbai F.C will take on Atletico de Kolkata in the opening match of Indian Super League football tournament.

updated: September 04, 2014 18:59 IST
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A defensive midfielder in his playing days, Peter Reid will coach Mumbai F.C after exiting as Plymouth Argyle manager.

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Mumbai: Mumbai City Football Club on Thursday, announced that eminent English football manager Peter Reid will be the head coach and former footballer Steve Darby his assistant for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) Oct 12-Dec 20.

During his highly successful career as a manager, Reid has been at the helm of affairs at top football teams that include England Under-21, Manchester City, Sunderland, Leeds United, Coventry City, Thailand and Plymouth Argyle.

“It is a great opportunity to coach in the Indian Super League. I enjoyed working overseas with Thailand and am very much looking forward to this new challenge! We have a very competitive side, Friedrich is a great signing, you don't win Germany caps by luck or play over 300 Bundesliga games!” said Reid.

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