Ross lands St Mirren Job
- Sport Careers Agency client Jack Ross appointed manager of St Mirren
- Leaves post at Alloa Athletic after saturday’s game against Bala Town
- Succeeds Alex Rae at St Mirren Park
- Tasked with keeping Saints in the Championship after difficult start to the season
- Caretaker boss Allan McManus returns to Head of Youth Developement role
~COMPANYNAME~] client Jack Ross has been appointed manager of SPFL Championship club St Mirren.
Ross will take charge of his current club, Alloa Athletic, for a final time on Saturday against Bala Town in the Irn Bru Cup before taking up the reigns at St Mirren Park.
Fellow ~COMPANYNAME~] client Allan McManus has been in caretaker charge since Alex Rae left on the September 19 and will now return to has full-time role as Head of Youth Develpment.
Former Dumbarton assistant manager and Hearts coach Ross takes over with the Saints, who were in the Premiership as recently as 2014, sitting bottom of the Championship table with no wins from their first eight games.
The 40-year-old was selected as the man to turn things around at the Paisley club after an impressive start to the season with Alloa.
He led the Wasps to third place in League One and an impressive run to the Betfred Cup quarter-finals, culminating in a highly creditable performance and narrow defeat away to Celtic.
Ross, who played for St Mirren between 2008 and 2010, told the club website of his joy at landing the manager's job:
I'm delighted to be named the new manager of St Mirren Football Club. I have fond memories of my time in Paisley as a player and can't wait to get started.