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Coleman handed Wales job

Coleman honoured to follow speed. (©GettyImages)
Coleman honoured to follow speed. (©GettyImages).

Chris Coleman has been confirmed as the new manager of Wales.

The 41-year-old former Wales defender succeeds Gary Speed who died in November at the age of 42. Coleman began his managerial career with Fulham in 2003, spending four years at Craven Cottage before having spells at Spanish club Real Sociedad, Coventry and Greek club Larissa, who he left earlier this month."

Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford said in a statement: "This has been a very difficult process.

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