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Aaron Callaghan named Athlone Town manager as Roddy Collins becomes general manager of the club

Athlone Town AFC have announced the following new management structure for the forthcoming season;

Roddy Collins has been appointed as General Manager of Athlone Town AFC while Aaron Callaghan will take up the role of First Team Manager and Terry Butler has been appointed as First Team Assistant Manager.

Aaron has a history with Athlone as he was previously First Team Manager for a short period in 2004.

Callaghan has plenty of experience in, and knowledge of, Management in League of Ireland as besides having previously managed Athlone Town he also managed Longford Town, Bohemians and UCD as well as NIFL team Carrick Rangers in 2016-2017.

Terry also brings a wealth of experience and previously worked with Aaron at several of his former clubs including Bohemians and Carrick Rangers and was also involved with UCD.

The management team will now start the process of putting together a team for the 2018 season and this will also include trial sessions in Athlone for any local players who want play in the SSE Airtricity League. It is proposed that these trials will take place in early January and as soon as dates are decided we will publish them on Social Media and the Athlone Town AFC website.

Image Credit: Athlone Town official website

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2 thoughts on “Aaron Callaghan named Athlone Town manager as Roddy Collins becomes general manager of the club

    1. Must be that or maybe they’re trying to restore even the smallest bit of stability to a club that is quickly becoming a real shambles

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