Colchester United have confirmed the experienced John Ward as their new manager, in a 1pm press conference.
As predicted here on Vital Colchester, the U’s have appointed Ward, 59, to fill the managerial void left by Aidy Boothroyd, who recently went to Coventry City. The former Cheltenham Town boss will be assisted by club legend Joe Dunne.
Chairman Robbie Cowling has opted to appoint a new manager from within, with the experenced Ward being deemed the best man for the job.
Vital Colchester would like to wish John and Joe the best of luck.
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