Sunderland appoint Sporting Director

Sunderland have appointed Lee Congerton as the club's Sporting Director

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Who is Lee Congerton? Factfile

  • Played for Colywn Bay, Weymouth and Crewe Alexandria but career was cut short by injuries
  • Began coaching career as Youth System Director at Wrexham
  • Joined Liverpool as a coach in 2002
  • Moved to Chelsea in 2005 to become Youth Team Coach under Jose Mourinho. Was made Chief Scout after Frank Arnesen was appointed Sporting Director
  • Joined Hamburg SV as Technical Director in 2011
  • Appointed Sporting Director at Sunderland on 12 March 2014

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