O’Neil completes Wolves staff with appointment of Burchnall

Ian Burchnall: Began his coaching career in Norway

Ian Burchnall: Began his coaching career in Norway

FORMER Notts County and Forest Green Rovers manager Ian Burchnall has joined Wolves as first-team coach.

The 40-year-old joins from Anderlecht, where he has been assistant since March. The Englishman began coaching at the age of 22 at the University of Leeds and took his first first-team role with Norwegian club Sarpsborg 08 in 2012.

After that he became manager of Viking in Norway, Ostersunds in Sweden and then Notts County and Forest Green in England, before six months with Anderlecht.

The appointment sees manager Gary O’Neil completing his coaching staff, with assistant Tim Jenkins, first-team coach Shaun Derry and Head of Goalkeeping Neil Cutler already on board.

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