Mick McCarthy appointed First Team Manager

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Cardiff City is pleased to confirm the appointment of Mick McCarthy as the Club's First Team Manager for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

Mick will be joined in the Welsh capital by Assistant Manager Terry Connor, while James Rowberry and Andy Dibble will continue in their roles as First Team Coach and Goalkeeping Coach respectively.


Tan Sri Vincent Tan said of the appointment: “I’d like to personally welcome Mick and Terry to our Football Club and wish them the very best of luck.

“I’ve enjoyed the brief talk I’ve had with Mick and I’m confident that he’s the right man to take on the responsibility of improving our performances and fortunes.”

Mick has a wealth of managerial experience on the club and international stage.

Captain of the Republic of Ireland in his playing days, Mick has twice managed his national side, notably taking them to the knockout stage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.


At club level, he clinched Championship titles with both Sunderland and Wolves, whilst also guiding all four of his domestic sides to Play-Off campaigns.

"I'm delighted to be here," Mick told Cardiff City TV. "I'm thrilled by the opportunity.

"I want to get the Club back to winning games and I want to get smiles back on the players' faces. If we do that, then we'll get smiles back on the fans.

"We've got a good squad of players and I'm looking forward to getting down to work."