Macclesfield appoint former Man United striker Andy Cole as coach

Macclesfield appoint former Manchester United striker Andy Cole as part-time coach to work under ex-England team-mate Sol Campbell

  • Former England striker Andy Cole has joined Macclesfield as part-time coach
  • Sol Campbell is boss at Macclesfield and has lifted them off foot of League Two
  • Cole is the third highest goalscorer in Premier League history with 187 goals 

Former Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole has joined the coaching staff at Macclesfield, the League Two club have announced.

Cole has joined former team-mate Sol Campbell’s staff on a part-time basis.

The 47-year-old enjoyed an impressive 19-year playing career, winning five Premier League titles and the Champions League during a six-year spell at Old Trafford.

Andy Cole will work with League Two Macclesfield's first team as a coach on a part-time basis

Andy Cole will work with League Two Macclesfield’s first team as a coach on a part-time basis

He is the third highest goalscorer in Premier League history with 187 goals.

Cole, who won 15 England caps, was a team-mate of Campbell’s at Portsmouth in the 2006-07 season.

Former England defender Campbell took over as Macclesfield manager in November and has helped lift the team off the foot of the table. 

They lie 23rd in the standings, three points from safety, ahead of Saturday’s match at home to Oldham. 

Ex-Man United striker Cole played for England with current Macclesfield boss Sol Campbell

Ex-Man United striker Cole played for England with current Macclesfield boss Sol Campbell

 

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