Previously, Flynn acted as caretaker manager alongside the club's skipper Rob Jones who is set to become player-coach as part of the new lineup.
The Rovers were expected to finalise a shortlist of candidates today after looking through applications on Tuesday.
However, Flynn and Jones were clear favourites during Tuesday’s discussions and were offered the job at lunchtime today.
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