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Hull FC have appointed an English head coach to replace Aussie Peter Gentle.
Gentle's assistant Lee Radford has stepped up to take charge of his home city club. He's been given a 3 year contract and will be assisted by former academy coach Andy Last.
Former captain Lee Radford is has been appointed as the new head coach of Hull FC at a press conference today. The 34-year-old takes over from Australian Peter Gentle.
Former captain Lee Radford is expected to be appointed as the new head coach of Hull FC at a press conference today. The 34-year-old Radford is set to succeed Australian Peter Gentle, who parted company with the club 24 hours ago, and could form part of an all-English backroom staff.
Super League club Hull FC are expected to announce their successor to former head coach Peter Gentle today. Assistant Lee Radford is expected to lead a new all-English coaching team.
Hull FC are expected to announce their new head coach tomorrow following the dismissal of Peter Gentle.
The Australian, who led the club to Wembley in the Challenge Cup final only last month, was sacked following a crushing 76-18 defeat at Huddersfield last Thursday night. It brings to an end his two-year tenure at the club. Chris Dawkes reports.
Hull FC are expected to announce Peter Gentle's replacement as head coach tomorrow. It is widely expected that former player and current assistant coach Lee Radford will be given the opportunity to take the reins at the KC Stadium.
Former Hull FC captain Lee Crooks' views on the departure of head coach Peter Gentle.
Hull say they will confirm a successor "in due course" following the departure of head coach Peter Gentle.
But it is thought they will appoint from within, with Gentle's assistant Lee Radford favourite to step up alongside academy coach Andy Last.
Former player Paul Cooke, the newly-appointed head coach of Doncaster, is also expected to play a role in the re-organisation, with Hull set to announce a partnership with the Championship club.
Tuesday's announcement comes as no surprise following owner Adam Pearson's decision to conduct a "root-and-branch" review of the club's football department in the wake of their 13-try humiliation by the Huddersfield Giants.