MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Nilsson Returns As Strachan's Assistant
Blues legend Roland Nilsson is to return to Coventry to act as
Gordon Strachanís assistant as the club fight relegation.
Swedish club Helsingborgs announced today that Nilsson was
flying to England after accepting the role.
was offered by Strachan during a recent visit to Coventry
Sweden captain Nilsson is to take up the post immediately. In
the first instance the post will be for three months.
the end of the season Strachan and Nilsson will discuss if they
are working well together before deciding whether to continue.
played 69 games for Coventry before returning to Sweden.
website reported Nilsson as saying:
will be very interesting to work with Gordon. Everything has
happened very quickly.
was questioned about the job when I visited Coventry last
weekend when Gordon asked me if I felt like doing it. It
didn't take me long to consider."