Manager of the Month

Berwick manager John Coughlin has been named as the SPFL Ladbrokes Division 2 '˜Manager of the Month' for April.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 09 May, 2016, 08:37

Coughlin, who recently signed a new two year, full-time contract with the Shielfield Park club, said it was an honour to be recognised, but said a lot of credit had to go to the players, who in recent months had helped turn the team’s fortunes around.

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“When I first came here in November we were struggling near the foot of the table,” he said. “At one stage we were bottom and staring the end of season play-offs in the face.But the lads buckled down, we made ourselves a lot more resilient, and as a result we were a more difficult side to beat. We had a tremendous record, losing only two matches in the last 11, and we had eight clean sheets during that period as well, winning six matches in a row at home.”