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New Portsmouth manager appointed

League Two's Portsmouth Football Club has appointed the role of manager to Andy Awford.

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Awford 'honoured, excited and thrilled' about Pompey job

The new manager of Portsmouth Football Club has described his joy at being appointed.

41-year-old Andy Awford told the club website: "The opportunity to manage this football club is one I am extremely grateful for and it allows me to achieve another personal football ambition.

"I am honoured, excited and thrilled to be given the job and look forward to us all working together for the good of Portsmouth Football Club.

"I have accepted the offer as I feel the club is, after a year of laying strong financial foundations, now in a position to look ahead, move forward, go from strength to strength and achieve the stability it craves."

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