MYSTERY MAN REPLACES HORTON.Peter Jackson and Terry Yorath Terence Charles Yorath (born in Cardiff, Wales on March 27, 1950) is a former footballer and manager.
He represented Leeds United, Coventry City, Tottenham Hotspur, Bradford City, Swansea City and the Welsh national team. will today be handed the task of lifting Huddersfield Town off the foot of the First Division.
Halifax centre-half Jackson, 36, is the shock appointment as manager, with the experienced Yorath as his assistant.
The pair will be unveiled at a Press conference today, barely 24 hours after the sacking of Brian Horton Brian Horton (born February 4, 1949 in Hednesford) is an English football manager, currently working as the assistant manager at Hull City. Horton is one of the few managers in English football to have taken charge of teams in more than a thousand games. and his staff.
Horton paid the price for a start of nine League matches without a win. He was fired, along with coaches David Moss David Moss may be:
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Jackson, a former Bradford, Newcastle and Huddersfield defender, has no managerial experience but has been a key influence in Halifax's emergence as Conference pacesetters.
Huddersfield chairman Malcolm Asquith said: "Managers stand or fall by results, and that is what we took into account with Brian.
"He has been a good man to work with, but we had to take the decision."
Former Manchester City boss Horton, who will be paid for the two years left on his contract, said: "I can't say it was exactly a bombshell because I have been in the game long enough to know that these things happen."