Steve Cotterill Signs Contract to Manage Shrewsbury Town
Shrewsbury Town Football Club have today confirm the appointment of Steve Cotterill as the clubs new manager on a three and a half year contract. Cotterill, joins the Club with an impressive record having won Sky Bet League One & League Two winners medals during his managerial stints with Bristol City and Notts County.
Steve Cotterill enjoyed a lengthy playing career as a striker most notably with Wimbledon in the First Division and Bournemouth in the old Second Division. He has also played for Cheltenham Town, Burton Albion, Brighton and Hereford United, before being given his chance in football management by Silgo Rovers. Steve Cotterill, later went onto manage Cheltenham Town, Stoke City, Burnley, Notts County, Portsmouth, Nottingham Forest, Bristol City and Birmingham City.
Shrewsbury Town Chief Executive Officer Brian Caldwell is delighted to welcome Steve to the Club and is looking forward to working with Town’s new Manager. Speaking about the clubs appointment Brian Caldwell said, “We are delighted to announce Steve Cotterill as the new manager of Shrewsbury Town Football Club who has signed a three and a half year contract with the Club. Steve brings a wealth of managerial experience with around seven hundred games to date.
Steve has had a lot of success during his managerial career including five promotions, an English Football League Trophy win, as well as three manager of the year awards. It has been a whirlwind forty-eight hours, but with matches coming thick and fast we felt it was vitally important to appoint as quickly as possible. We are very grateful to Steve and his representative for their assistance in making this all happen in such a timeous fashion. We are sure you will give Steve a ‘Shrewsbury welcome’ and support him and the squad in our battle to improve our league position in the coming weeks.”