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Nottingham Forest add former Southampton and Newport County managers to backroom staff

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Nottingham Forest have appointed Steve Wigley and Brian Eastick to the club’s coaching staff, reports the team’s official website.

Stuart Pearce (pictured) wants Tim Flowers to join his backroom staff at Nottingham Forest

Stuart Pearce will take charge of Nottingham Forest next season.

Wigley, who managed Southampton in 2004, has previously worked with new Nottingham Forest manager, Stuart Peace, with the England Under 21’s and Manchester City.

More recently he worked for Fulham and helped the club to the FA Youth Cup final this season.

Eastick, has managed the England at Under 19, Under 20 and Under 21 levels.

He was part of the coaching staff for the Great Britain Olympic team in 2012.

Wigley and Eastick will work alongside goalkeeping coach Tim Flowers, who was announced recently.

Stuart Pearce will take charge of Forest on 1st July, following the former England defender’s media commitments at this summer’s World Cup.


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