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Ex-Millwall manager Neil Harris named as new Cardiff City boss

Harris will oversee training at the Vale Resort on Monday ahead of his first City match away to Charlton Athletic. Credit: Steven Paston/EMPICS Sport

Cardiff City FC has appointed ex-Millwall player and manager Neil Harris as the club's new first team manager.

The 42-year-old replaces Neil Warnock who left the club last week.

Warnock oversaw 144 matches and famously led Cardiff to promotion at the end of the 2017/18 season.

Warnock's assistant manager Kevin Blackwell and Ronnie Jepson will also leave the club.

Warnock led Cardiff to promotion to the Premier League during the 2017/18 season. Credit: PA Images

Harris will oversee training at the Vale Resort on Monday ahead of his first City match away to Charlton Athletic on Saturday 23rd November.

David Livermore will replace Blackwell as assistant manager, while James Rowberry and Andy Dibble take on first team coach and goalkeeping coach respectively.

Owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan said he has "full confidence" in Neil to bring the club success.

"I am glad to offer him this opportunity and look forward to seeing what he is capable of achieving with Cardiff City.”

Chairman Mehmet Dalman said, “Neil is a passionate manager who has all of the right attributes to take the helm at Cardiff City.

"I know he’s eager to get to work and we look forward to seeing him strive to get the best out of our tight-knit and talented group of players."

Credit: Tess Derry/EMPICS Sport