Former England quick Steve Harmison has been named manager of Ashington AFC.
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Former England quick Steve Harmison has been named the new manager of Northern League One division side Ashington.
According to Associated Press, Harmison played at the club as a teenager before quitting football to focus on his cricket career.
“Ashington Football Club are pleased to announce that Steve Harmison has been appointed as Manager with immediate effect,” the club said in a statement.
Harmison has been appointed as part of a three-man coaching team that Ashington chairman Ian Lavery says brings “wealth of experience in the sporting world.”
The 36-year-old retired from cricket in 2013 following a glittering career that included two Ashes victories.