Tommy Dickson/INPHO Paul Galvin in his role as The Underdogs' joint manager for their charity match against Dublin.
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Paul Galvin to take charge of Wexford footballers for next two years

The four-time All-Ireland winner and three-time All Star will take the reins on a two-year term.

PAUL GALVIN IS set to take charge of the Wexford Senior footballers for the next two seasons.

The Wexford county board confirmed that the Kerry legend is due to take the reins pending ratification in a statement released on Friday afternoon.

The42 understands that Ciaran Deely, ex-London manager and former Wexford footballer, is set to be involved in Galvin’s backroom team.

“Wexford GAA are delighted to announce that the Senior Football Manager Selection Committee are nominating former Kerry player Paul Galvin for the position of Wexford Senior Football Manager on a two-year term,” read the county board’s statement.

“The proposed appointment will be considered for ratification at the next meeting of the Wexford County Board in early September.

“A four-time All-Ireland winner and three-time All Star during his playing career, Paul impressed the selection committee during his interview process with his knowledge of and passion for the game along with his vision for Wexford football at both Senior and Development level.

“Details of Paul’s backroom team will be confirmed at a press conference, subject to his successful ratification, details of which will be notified following the next meeting of the Wexford GAA County Board in early September.”

Galvin, 39, represented Kerry at Senior level for 11 seasons, and won seven Munster titles and three National Football Leagues with The Kingdom as well as four All-Irelands.

- Originally published at 12.20

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