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Harry Kewell Is About To Start His Coaching Career With A Premier League Side

Mikey Traynor
By Mikey Traynor
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Former Leeds star and Liverpool flop Harry Kewell is the latest player to give coaching a go, after the BBC have confirmed he is set to take charge of the U21 squad for a Premier League side.

After retiring from football in his home land of Australia as a Melbourne Heart player, Kewell had been running a successful football academy when he was approached for a role with newly promoted Premier League side Watford.


Although he has never coached at a professional team before, Watford's sporting director Luke Dowling believes his work at his academy in Australia has been enough evidence of his ability to coach youngsters:

He now has a proven track record when it comes to working with and nurturing young footballers.

His knowledge and experience will be of great benefit to the club.

Kewell earned a total of 56 caps for Australia and will be best remembered for his time with Leeds United where he was a vital player in David O'Leary's successful Leeds side at the turn of the millennium.

Perhaps we could see him move into first team club management in the near future.


via BBC Sport.


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