Phil Parkinson: Sunderland name ex-Bolton Wanderers boss as manager

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Sunderland have confirmed Bradford boss Phil Parkinson and Bolton as their new manager to get a deal.
The 51-year-old replaces Jack Ross, who was sacked by the Black Cats on 8 October after winning five of the 11 League One matches this period.
Parkinson spent three decades in control of Bolton, winning promotion to the Championship in his first year.
He resigned in August as director, together with Wanderers underside following being deducted 12 points of this tier.
It is both a privilege and massive duty to be appointed director of the wonderful club, Parkinson said.
This is a good group of players, and I love the challenge of working together to accomplish our objective of promotion from League One.
More to follow.
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