'It’s good to see the senior managers like John (and me!) keeping going' says Mick
Former Aston Villa, Derby and QPR boss Gregory landed his first managerial job in English football in six years when he was appointed at Crawley halfway through last season.
His return to these shores followed a two year spell between 2009 and 2011 when he managed in Israel and Kazakhstan.
“John’s had a good career as a manager and worked at some big clubs,” Town boss Mick told the Club website.
“It’s very easy to disappear off the radar though when you lose a job and John had to go and find work abroad.
“I’m delighted to see him back and working here again. It’s good to see the senior managers like John, Steve Bruce is another (and me!) keeping going.
“It’s not easy. With the greatest of respect, I managed the Republic of Ireland to the last 16 of the World Cup and took Sunderland and Wolves up to the Premier League as champions but when I was out for eight months I had to take on a club that was at the bottom of the Championship.
“I’m glad I did take on that job. When you are wondering when the next offer is coming from, you can take the wrong one when it is offered to you. I didn’t. This is a fantastic job and I’m loving it here.”
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