Crawley Town FC have announced the appointment of Steve Coppell as the club’s new Director of Football with immediate effect.
Former England international, and Manchester United player Coppell will oversee all aspects of the club’s football operations.
Craig Brewster will remain as Caretaker Manager.
Chief Executive Alan Williams told the Crawley Town website: “Bringing someone with Steve’s stature in football as well as his experience and detailed knowledge of the game to Crawley Town is another important milestone in the development of the club.
“Steve’s background and pedigree will help us to achieve our aims of pushing into League 1 and beyond and I am sure his appointment will be welcomed by everyone with Crawley Town FC at heart.”
Coppell has managed Brighton, Crystal Palace, Manchester City, Brentford and most recently Bristol City.