Kenny Jackett named new Pompey boss

Kenny Jackett is Pompey's new manager.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 6:49 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:15 pm
New Pompey manager Kenny Jackett

The 55-year-old has been confirmed as the man to take the Blues forward in League One on a two-year agreement.

Pompey have succeeded in landing their main target as Paul Cook’s successor and completing a prompt deal for his signature

Jackett will be officially unveiled at a press conference due to take place at the club’s Roko training base at around 5.30pm.

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Long-term assistant manager, Joe Gallen, will arrive as Jackett’s No2.

Jackett becomes the 36th permanent manager in Pompey’s 119-year history.