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Former Leicester boss Jonathan Morgan set to take over Burnley

Jonathan Morgan Burnley, Six Sports

Burnley Women’s team is set to get a new manager in Jonathan Morgan who was the former Leicester City manager. Morgan left Leicester City after quite a glorious stint after seven years in charge. In 2021, he guided the Foxes to the Women’s Super League for the first time in history.

Previous manager of Burnley had a momentous outing with the Clarets until he left the club for Blackburn Rovers in December. He was instrumental in promoting the team to third tier. During his time, moreover, the team played some splendid matches against Manchester United and Liverpool.

Burnley, did not wish to comment on their former manager-Matt Bee’s exit. However, as the BBC reports- though Burnley currently plays in the third tier, they are converting into a professional unit.

Is Jonathan Morgan the right man for Burnley?

The whole Burnley team was consolidated as part of Burnley FC under American owner Alan Pace in February 2021. Moreover, they have formulated a four-year plan for reaching the Women’s Championship. Therefore, Jonathan Morgan is very much part of this whole planning setup that the club has decided upon. Jonathan Morgan would have his task cut out to promote the team to the Women’s Championship.

Jonathan Morgan has shown what he is capable of with Leicester City after being charge of that team for 7 years.He started his coaching career with the Leicester City women’s reserve team as well. Then he took charge of the senior team in 2014. Leicester City at that time was currently in the FA Midlands Division One.

In 2018, Morgan helped the team in successfully applying for entry into the FA Women’s Championship. Leicester won the 2020-21 FA Women’s Championship which got them the promotion to FA Women’s Super League. The whole credit behind the team’s success goes to Morgan. However, Morgan was named the LMA Championship Manager of the Year for the 2020-21 season.

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