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Team Management

Head Coach  - Gabriele Cioffi

Italian Gabriele Cioffi was appointed Head Coach on September 7, 2018 - the day the Italian celebrated his 43rd birthday.

Gabriele is a former defender who played extensively in Italy’s Serie B for 11 clubs, making nearly 400 appearances.

He turned to coaching in 2010 and has held a number of appointments, both in Italy and abroad including spells in the academy at Adelaide United in Australia and at Arabian Gulf League side Al Jazira.

Most recently, he was part of Gianfranco Zola’s coaching staff during his time in charge of Birmingham City in the 2016-17 season. Last season he spent time with Fleetwood Town, learning about lower-league football in England.

Assistant Head Coach - Nathan Rooney

Nathan was appointed as Gabriele's No.2 on September 11, 2018.

A young and dynamic coach, with experience at Blackburn Rovers and Fleetwood Town, he has also worked on several coaching projects abroad.

He worked with Gabriele last season when he was in charge of Fleetwood's under-23 team.