Kerala Blasters appoints Terry Phelan as Head coach

Kochi: Kerala Blasters announced on Sunday that is appointing Terrence "Terry" Phelan, as head coach of Kerala Blasters FC.

Viren D’silva, CEO, Kerala Blasters stated “We have been working with Terry during the last one year on the Kerala Blasters Football Schools initiative, and his contribution in this regard has been immense. He has interacted with the squad from the start of the season, and the players share a comfortable rapport with him. I think Terry will allow the players to express themselves in the attacking brand of football that the fans deserve. His technical prowess combined with his international experience will prove a valuable asset to the Kerala Blasters for the remainder of the season.”

Terry Phelan (born 16 March 1967) is a former professional footballer who played as a left back from 1984 to 2009. He played in the Premier League for Manchester City, Chelsea and Everton, as well as in the Football League for Leeds United, Swansea City, Wimbledon, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Sheffield United. He finished his career abroad for Charleston Battery and Otago United. He also made 42 appearances for the Irish national team, whom he represented at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.