Tottenham Hotspur Football Club have officially announced the appointment of Ange Postecoglou as their new manager, with the Australian tactician signing a four-year contract.
Spurs needed an intervention after the 2022/2023 season proved challenging.
The club believes that with his track record, the former Celtic manager has the potential to push them towards a brighter future.
Postecoglou’s coaching journey spans over two decades, and his experience includes successful stints with the Australian national team, Brisbane Roar, and Yokohama F. Marinos. Under his guidance, these teams did well and achieved significant milestones.
Despite high hopes and aspirations for the season, Tottenham fell short, resulting in a poor performance on the pitch. Regrettably, Tottenham’s trophy cabinet remains empty after 15 years.
Postecoglou’s appointment marks a new era for Tottenham, and the club’s decision to bring in a manager of such calibre demonstrates their commitment to reaching new heights.
About Ange Postecoglou
Postecoglou has a remarkable history filled with achievements and milestones. Born on August 27, 1965, in Athens, Greece, Postecoglou moved to Australia at the age of five, where he would embark on a journey to shape his football future.
He quickly earned his coaching badges and began his managerial career with South Melbourne in 1996. Under his guidance, South Melbourne clinched two consecutive National Soccer League titles in 1997 and 1998, solidifying his reputation as a promising young coach.
Postecoglou’s next significant chapter came with Brisbane Roar in the Australian A-League. Taking charge in 2009, he transformed the team from underachievers to an unstoppable force.
Implementing an attacking brand of football, Postecoglou guided Brisbane Roar to consecutive A-League championships in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons, captivating fans with their thrilling style of play.
In 2013, Postecoglou was appointed as the head coach of the Australian national team, the Socceroos. His tenure with the national side was marked by his ambition to rejuvenate Australian football and usher in a new era of success.
He guided the Socceroos to victory in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, a historic achievement for Australian football, showcasing his ability to lead teams to glory on the international stage.
Postecoglou also secured Celtic’s eighth domestic treble in its history with a 3-1 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle in Saturday’s Scottish Cup final.