Lee Burch: Yeovil Town Ladies appoint Millwall Lionesses boss as head coach




Lee Burch led Millwall on a 19-game unbeaten run last season

Women’s Super League club Yeovil Town Ladies have named Millwall Lionesses boss Lee Burch as their new head coach.

Jamie Sherwood stood down as boss at the end of last season, when Yeovil finished bottom of Women’s Super League 1 with two goals in 18 games.

The Lady Glovers will become a full-time, professional side for 2018-19 and play in the revamped top flight.

Burch was named as the League Managers Association’s manager of the year for Women’s Super League 2 in May.

He had been with Millwall, who finished third last season, since 2016.

“The club has many of the key values I look for in myself, the players I work with and the staff and this was key to my decision,” said Burch.

“I cannot wait to get into the full-time environment and with the new WSL structure. I believe it’s going to be an exciting time for the club, staff, players and supporters.”

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Source : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44324796

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