Accrington Stanley bring in Beattie as player-coach

ACCRINGTON Stanley have confirmed the appointment of former England striker James Beattie as their new player-coach.

Beattie links up with Stanley boss Leam Richardson after the pair came through the youth system together at Blackburn Rovers.

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4:34pm Fri 9 Nov 12

mavrick says...

This should be interesting.
This should be interesting. mavrick

7:03pm Fri 9 Nov 12

Accy Phil says...

If Beattie is fit then this could be a master stroke by Leam. We have been missing a big lad upfront in the old Mullin mould. Bring it on Accy.
If Beattie is fit then this could be a master stroke by Leam. We have been missing a big lad upfront in the old Mullin mould. Bring it on Accy. Accy Phil

10:17pm Fri 9 Nov 12

accstan says...

Well done Leam - brilliant signing
Well done Leam - brilliant signing accstan

12:12am Sat 10 Nov 12

bigste says...

wow I'm amazed unless he is crocked or minus one leg.
wow I'm amazed unless he is crocked or minus one leg. bigste

12:38am Sat 10 Nov 12

kenbro says...

James has probably made a lot of money in his career. Perhaps he has enough now that he can just do some footballing for fun. Or, he could be thinking about a career in coaching, and this would be the first step for him.
Either way, it is good for Stanley. Might put a few more hundred on the gate.
James has probably made a lot of money in his career. Perhaps he has enough now that he can just do some footballing for fun. Or, he could be thinking about a career in coaching, and this would be the first step for him. Either way, it is good for Stanley. Might put a few more hundred on the gate. kenbro

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