Coventry City have appointed Russell Slade as its new manager.

The former Charlton boss takes control of the Sky Blues who have been without a full-time manager since the resignation of Tony Mowbray in September.

He'll manage the League One side, who are are currently ranked 23rd in the table, until the end of the season.

Mr Slade is expected to speak to the world's media at a conference at the Ricoh Arena tomorrow afternoon.

  • Coventry City: 'Delighted' at new appointment

In a statement Coventry City said Slade was the right person to take the club forward.

We are delighted to welcome Russell Slade to Coventry City as the Club’s new manager.

Mark Venus, Technical Director, Coventry City