John Doolan named Hibernian assistant

A general view of Easter Road Stadium before the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match between Hibernian and Rangers on August 22, 2010
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Alan Stubbs appoints John Doolan as his assistant manager at Hibernian.

Alan Stubbs has named John Doolan as his assistant manager at Hibernian.

The 42-year-old has previously worked as the Under-18s coach at Wigan Athletic, as well as having spells in the academies of Everton and Liverpool respectively.

"I'm thrilled to be able to bring John to Hibernian - he is a quality coach with an excellent pedigree," Stubbs told the club's official website.

"I've known him for a long time and I completely trust his judgement. He will be able to implement fresh ideas to improve our squad and his appointment is a real coup for Hibernian."

Hibs get their Scottish Championship campaign underway at home to Livingston on August 9.

Former Everton player Alan Stubbs walks across the picth before the second half of the Premier Academy League Final match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage on May 13, 2011
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