Hibernian have appointed former Sheffield United midfielder Nick Montgomery as their new head coach on a three-year deal.
The 41-year-old joins from Australian club Central Coast Mariners, where he won the A-League title this year, and will take charge of his first game on Saturday at Kilmarnock.
Montgomery was top of Hibs’ shortlist and replaces Lee Johnson, who was sacked last month after a 3-2 Scottish Premiership defeat at home to Livingston.
Hibs lost their opening three league games under Johnson, while they also suffered a humbling 5-0 home defeat to Aston Villa in the Europa Conference League.
They did however move off the bottom spot before the international break by beating Aberdeen under under caretaker boss David Gray.
More to follow…
Hibernian’s upcoming fixtures
- Sept 16: Kilmarnock (a) – Scottish Premiership
- Sept 23: St Johnstone (h) – Scottish Premiership
- Sept 27: St Mirren (h) – League Cup quarter-final
- Sept 30: Dundee (h) – Scottish Premiership
- Oct 7: Hearts (a) – Scottish Premiership
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