Southport: Jimmy Bell named as John Coleman's assistant manager

Jimmy Bell (r) and John Coleman

Jimmy Bell has been appointed as assistant to new manager John Coleman at Conference Premier club Southport.

The 49-year-old, who served alongside Coleman at his previous clubs Accrington and Rochdale, had been at Port Vale as a development squad coach.

"Both John and myself are here to take Southport forward. I know the club has real potential and we are here to build," he told the club website.external-link

as Sandgrounders boss on Saturday.