NEW ASSISTANT MANAGER: Glover won’t be McCann’s ‘yes’ man

The new Posh management team of Grant McCann (right) and Lee Glover. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

The new Posh management team of Grant McCann (right) and Lee Glover. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

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New Peterborough United assistant manager Lee Glover will not be a ‘yes’ man.

The former Nottingham Forest striker was appointed by new Posh boss Grant McCann earlier this week.

The pair know each other from ongoing coaching courses.

Glover (above) has worked most recently with the Under 21 teams at Derby County and Coventry City.

“This move ticked a lot of boxes for me,” Glover stated. “It’s a great opportunity. I’ll be working at an excellent club with a man I know well.

“We are on the same page about how the game should be played, but I won’t be frightened to give my opinion.

“I’m sure me and Grant will have a great relationship. He is the gaffer and will have the final word, but the main thing is that we create a successful League One side.

“It’s difficult to predict how successful we will be. There’s always a club who will thor a lot of money at a promotion bid and I expect Sheffield United to be really strong under Chris Wilder.

“What we have to remember is teams who win promotion and who reach the play-offs are the teams who show great consistency for 40 weeks in a row. That’s the real secret for success.”

Glover (46) helped Derby stars Jeff Hendrick and Will Hughes develop from under 21 football to first-team regulars.

“My experience with young players will be helpful. I understand what working with young players entails. They have to learn lifestyle skills as well as football skills.”