Johnson named Sunderland head coach

Sunderland have appointed Lee Johnson as their new head coach, a day after naming Kristjaan Speakman their new sporting director.

The former Bristol City boss held face-to-face talks with the Sunderland board and emerged as their preferred choice to replace Phil Parkinson, who left the club last week.

Johnson, who has also been in charge of Oldham and Barnsley, has been out of management since being sacked by Bristol City in July after nearly four-and-a-half years in charge.

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