Former West Ham, Birmingham. Crystal Palace and Portsmouth Premier League man lands League Two boss' role

Former Pompey midfielder Hayden Mullins has been named Colchester head coach until the end of the season.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 1:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 1:42 pm

The ex-Blues player of the season has taken on the role with the League Two strugglers until the end of the campaign following Wayne Brown’s exit.

Mullins has been at the Colchester Community Stadium since last September, when he arrived from Watford as Steve Ball’s assistant.

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Ball departed in February and was replaced by Brown, who lasted just five weeks in the position.

Mullins made 129 appearances for Pompey, scoring three goals, between 2009 and 2012 and also turned out for the likes of Crystal Palace, West Ham and Birmingham in his playing career.

Colchester currently sit in 21st place in League Two - four points above the relegation places.

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Hayden Mullins in Pompey action against Chelsea in 2011

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