Cheltenham Town Set to Name Michael Duff As Manager
Cheltenham Town Football Club are this afternoon set to confirm the appointment of Michael Duff as the club’s new manager. Duff, who played for Cheltenham Town between from 1996 to 2004 is in line to replace Gary Johnson who was sacked by the club following consecutive defeats to Carlisle United, Colchester United and Crawley Town.
Caretaker boss Russell Milton will remains in charge of the Robins for this weekends Sky Bet League Two fixture against Northampton Town. The 40-year-old is working under Sean Dyche at Burnley and is currently in charge of the Youth Academy side at Turf Moor.
Duff, made 337 appearances for Cheltenham Town before leaving to join the Clarets in 2004, were he made a further 384 appearances until he retired at the end of the 2015-16 season. Belfast born, Duff became the first player to win an international cap whilst playing for the Robins when he represented Northern Ireland in February 2002.