Kevin Phillips unveiled as South Shields manager

Kevin Phillips unveiled as South Shields manager

Kevin Phillips has been unveiled as manager of South Shields after meeting members of the media at 1st Cloud Arena.

A media day was held at the ground on Thursday before Phillips headed to Harton and Westoe Miners’ Welfare, where he met the players for the first time ahead of overseeing training.

There was a huge amount of media interest in the unveiling.

Supporters should look out for coverage from the likes of BBC Look North, ITV Tyne Tees, Metro Radio, Sky Sports News, BBC Radio Newcastle, BBC Total Sport, BBC Radio Five Live, the Shields Gazette, Sunderland Echo, Evening Chronicle, Press Association, Northern Echo, Non League Paper, Non League Daily, The I, Radio Shields and more.

Phillips is due to speak live on BBC Newcastle this evening from about 7.30pm on the Total Sport programme, and among his other appearances will be on BBC Radio Five Live’s 72+ podcast.

A club interview with Phillips is also due to be released ahead of his first game in charge, away to Warrington Town on Saturday.