Leam Richardson announced as Rotherham United's new head coach

Leam Richardson has been appointed as Rotherham United’s first head coach.

The Leeds-born 44-year-old replaces Matt Taylor, who was sacked on November 13.

Taylor and his predecessors have all had the job title “manager” but Richardson’s is “head coach”.

He has experience in charge of Fleetwood Town and Wigan Athletic.