Page stays as Blades appoint Weir

Page stays as Blades appoint Weir

Port Vale coach Rob Page will remain at the club after Sheffield United decided to appoint David Weir as their new manager.

Page, who has impressed with his coaching work at Vale Park, was amongst the front-runners for the role at Bramall Lane.

But on Monday the Sheffield club have announced that former Everton coach Weir is their new manager.

While this news will be a boost to the Valiants, it remains to be seen how long the club can hold onto Page who reportedly come close to being appointed at Wimbledon the previous season.

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Page first joined the Valiants in 2011 as a youth coach before being promoted to first-team coach in 2012 following the retirement of Geoff Horsfield. He had previously been linked with the AFC Wimbledon and Wales U21 management roles.

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