MX23RW : Sunday, November 28 02:51:43| >> :600:1419346:1419346:

Dean Smith to delay appointment of number two

Smith to delay number two appointment
© PA Photos
Walsall boss Dean Smith hints that he will wait until the summer before appointing a new assistant manager at Bescot Stadium.

Walsall manager Dean Smith has hinted that he will wait until the summer before appointing a new assistant manager.

Smith has been without a number two since David Kelly rejoined Nottingham Forest as assistant to Billy Davies in February.

Saddlers academy boss Neil Woods has taken up the position on a temporary basis, but Smith has said that he is in no rush to appoint someone permanently.

"With a short time until the end of the season, we may let it go and appoint now in the summer," he told BBC WM.

"Neil's been doubling up, with the youth team and the reserves, in fact he's been tripling up, with the first team too, and I'm pleased to have him with me.

"I've had four or five interviews, but it's got to be the right fit. With how things are going here, I don't want anything to be unsettling."

Walsall are currently eighth in League One, three points adrift of the playoff places.

ID:77752: cacheID:77752:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1934:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Walsall's Andy Butler and Shrewsbury's Paul Parry
Read Next:
Butler signs new Walsall deal
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
Danish Superliga
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Liga MX
Australian A-League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Forest Green RoversForest Green18124234142040
2Northampton TownNorthampton19104525151034
3Exeter CityExeter1989231211033
4Swindon TownSwindon1896328181033
5Port Vale1995532201232
6Sutton UnitedSutton1910272822632
7Harrogate TownHarrogate198653324930
8Leyton Orient19610332171528
9Newport CountyNewport197753023728
10Tranmere RoversTranmere187561514126
11Salford City196672219324
12Bradford CityBradford195952523224
13Rochdale195952424024
14Walsall196672123-224
15Mansfield TownMansfield196582125-423
16Bristol Rovers196582229-723
17Hartlepool UnitedHartlepool1972102030-1023
18Colchester UnitedColchester185671622-621
19Crawley TownCrawley186392028-821
20Barrow194782024-419
21Stevenage184681530-1518
22Carlisle UnitedCarlisle193791328-1516
23Oldham AthleticOldham1943121630-1415
24Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe192891535-2014

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!