add-calendarArtboard 1calendarcameracheckclose-blackcloseArtboard 4Artboard 4grey-copperwhite+copperAsset 2Asset 1design-stripsdragondropdown-copperdropdown-golddropdown-whitedropdowndropup-copperenglishfacebookfileswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsblack+goldArtboard 4white+goldinsta-colourinstagram-colorinstagram-colourinstagraminstagramcolourleft-arrow-blackleft-arrowswansea iconslocation-whiteswansea iconsswansea iconsmandarinswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsplayer-whiteswansea iconsquote-bottom-copperquote-bottom-yellowquote-bottomquote-top-copperquote-top-yellowquote-topswansea iconsright-arrow-blackright-arrow-greyright-arrow-whiteright-arrowswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconssnapchatsoundswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsswansea iconsArtboard 1Artboard 1Artboard 1tickettimeswansea iconstwitterwechatweibowhistle-whiteswansea iconsswansea icons

Gwefan Swyddogol Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Abertawe

Swans name Britton as player-assistant coach

Britton, who has played more than 500 games during two spells for the club, fills the vacancy left by Claude Makelele after the Frenchman was named manager of Belgian top-flight club K.A.S Eupen.

With Britton now serving a dual role as both player and assistant coach, a new club captain will be named.

While the 35-year-old remains an important part of the playing squad, he will also work under manager Paul Clement and alongside Nigel Gibbs, Karl Halabi and Tony Roberts.

Britton will train and be available for selection as normal, however, he will be part of the coaching staff when he is unavailable to train or play.

Full reaction to follow.

Article tags:

Leon Britton

Latest News