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Downes gets Southampton position

Wally Downes
Downes left his coaching role at Reading at the end of last season

Southampton have appointed former Brentford boss Wally Downes to their coaching staff.

He has more than 30 years' experience as a player and coach and left his coaching role at Reading this summer.

Saints boss Alan Pardew has already brought former Brighton boss Dean Wilkins and ex-Wimbledon manager Stuart Murdoch to St Mary's.

He said: I'm delighted to have been able to add Wally to my backroom staff at Southampton."

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