Former Dons defender McGuire appointed new Brechin Vics boss
Brechin Vics officially confirmed yesterday the appointment of Phil McGuire as their new manager.
Without a club since leaving St Andrews United last December, the Angus club are clearly delighted to have attracted such a big name.
During his playing days McGuire is best known for the nine years he spent with Aberdeen for whom he made more than 200 appearances.
Thereafter, he served Doncaster Rovers , Dunfermline, Inverness CT, Formartine United and Arbroath.
His first taste of junior football came at Lochee United in 2011 and after a brief spell with Montrose was appointed playerassistant manager of Jeanfield Swifts. In October 2013, he moved to St Andrews United as player-coach, taking over as manager the following June.
The statement on the Vics website said: “In what has been a major coup for the club, we are delighted after weeks of discussions to announce Phil McGuire as our new manager.
“In what is a special year for our club and celebrating 100 years of history for Brechin Victoria, to secure the services of someone with fantastic knowledge and experience from playing and coaching backgrounds at the highest level both in the senior and the junior game is fantastic for our club.”