Wed 26 May 2021, 1:43 pm
Statement from Ross County reads
Ross County can today confirm the appointment of Malky Mackay as the clubs new Manager.
For the last 4 years, Malky was Performance Director at the Scottish FA, and more recently has been engaged by UEFA and FIFA on special projects. In management, Malky previously managed Watford, Cardiff City and Wigan Athletic. In his time with Cardiff City, Malky guided the club to their first ever League Cup Final and also led the Bluebirds to the Premier League, in the process was named LMA Manager of the Year for the Championship.
Malky also had a well-decorated playing career having started with Queens Park before moving on to Celtic. After leaving Celtic Park, Malky joined Norwich City where he amassed over 200 appearances and captained the team in promotion to the Premier League. He then gained promotions to the Premier League with West Ham and Watford in consecutive seasons.
In appointing Malky, the club feel that we have an individual who has vast experience, essential leadership skills and strong knowledge of the game. As well as being a respected figure throughout football with extensive contacts that will be essential in developing the next chapter of our club. As well as having been a manager, Malky brings great experience at performance development level as well as in strategic-planning and governance. This was clearly shown during his tenure as Performance Director at the Scottish FA, where he was also proud to take interim management of his National Side.
Ross County FC very much feel like this is the start of a new chapter on our journey and look forward to supporting Malky in every way possible to help drive the club forward.
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