Former Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has been appointed interim coach of struggling Melbourne Victory following the sacking of Grant Brebner.
Kean joined the Victory’s coaching staff in the off-season as an assistant to Brebner.
But the 53-year-old Scotsman will take charge until the end of the season after Brebner was axed in the wake of the last-placed Victory’s disastrous 7-0 weekend loss to Melbourne City at AAMI Park.
“I would like to thank Steve for taking on the role temporarily,” Victory chairman Anthony Di Pietro said.
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“Our expectation for the remainder of the season is that the players will play with the determination and commitment that our club is accustomed to.”
Assisting Kean will be Jean-Paul de Marigny, who returned the Victory last month as the…