Bolton manager Phil Parkinson and former Bradford has been confirmed on a contract as the new manager of Sunderland.
Parkinson takes over.
The 51-year-old will probably be combined by assistant Steve Parkin, using the set in the dugout.
Parkinson, who has handled Charlton, Hull and Colchester, is excited by his new obstacle and resigned from his place at Bolton in August.
Its both a privilege and huge responsibility to be appointed manager of the fantastic club, he informed Sunderlands official website.
Ive been in football quite a while now, and Sunderlands immense history, the fire of its fanbase and its amazing facilities are celebrated within the match.
Its now up to me to build to the work of my predecessor and provide the success that the fans are so desperate for.
This is a good squad of players, and I relish the challenge of coping together to accomplish our goal of promotion from League One.
Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald explained Parkinson as theprime candidate for its function, as they seem to reignite their flagging promotion push.
Phil has a proven track record in regards to achieving promotion and I am delighted to welcome him to Sunderland, stated Donald.
Throughout a rigorous recruitment process, it slowly became clear that he was the prime candidate to take the team forward. He is put by his CV . His testimonials from inside the game set him aside.
I hope that Sunderland lovers will join me in welcoming him to our historical club, as we look ahead to an exciting couple of months.
Parkinson guided League Two side Bradford to the League Cup last in 2013 and two decades after they conquered Premier League champions Chelsea 4-2 at Stamford Bridge.
He has been appointed League One Manager of the Month.