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Tim Sherwood appointed Tottenham Hotspur head coach until 2015

Tottenham have appointed Tim Sherwood as their new head coach until the end of the 2014/15 season.

Sherwood was among the frontrunners for the job after being named interim manager of the club following the sacking of Andre-Villas Boas last week.

A statement on Spurs' official website on Monday evening said: "Following the departure of Andre Villas-Boas, the club can announce that Tim Sherwood has been appointed head coach with a contract to the end of the 2014/15 season."