Nigel Pearson takes Saints job.
Pearson is the new Saints boss today, after Chairman Leon Crouch acted swiftly after the Cup exit.
Nigel Pearson has much coaching experience at Stoke, West Brom, Newcastle and England U21.
Jason Dodd and John Gorman will stay on the backroom staff, and they are 100% behind the appointment.
His first Experience of manager was with Carlisle and somehow kept them up, against all odds! He has much coaching experience but this is his biggest job yet.
He was Big Sam's number 2 at Newcastle and was part of the England Under 21 Coaching team that beat Ireland 3-0 at St.Mary's this month.
This no doubt is a HUGE gamble, but one Crouch said he had to make.
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