Notts Employ Williams As Head Coach

Notts County have announced a new Head Coach in Luke Williams, a former manager of Swindon Town who lists assistant roles at MK Dons and Swansea City amongst his CV.

The 41-year-old London born man had 75 games in charge of the Robins after taking over from Martin Ling in 2015, but left in 2017 after relegation to League Two, he since took up a role managing Bristol City under 23’s before becoming assistant to Russell Martin in Milton Keynes.

In 2021, Williams joined the coaching staff at Championship side Swansea and after a successful year following Martin to South Wales, he now feels ready again for a challenge at Head Coach and will take on a Notts County project with key goal to get back in the football league.

In a club statement which also announces an assistant to Williams in former Exeter City midfielder Ryan Harley, the board said “Between them they have the right management skills and experience of all EFL divisions, as well as the National League, which we believe will help us achieve our goal of promotion and getting back to where we feel we belong.

“Luke’s values and playing principles are aligned with our own and we feel the continuity and consistency this brings will be a huge factor in ensuring a smooth transition to his leadership.

“We have been very impressed not only with Luke’s general character, but also his excitement about this opportunity and his fierce determination to succeed.

“He fully understands the pressure and expectation that comes with this role and we can see he’s ready to take on the challenge.”

*Main image @Official_NCFC Luke Williams is announced as Notts County Head Coach.

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