Football - McDonald lands Swindon job

Swindon have appointed former Republic of Ireland assistant Kevin MacDonald as their new manager.

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League One - MacDonald lands Swindon manager's job
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Kevin MacDonald has been appointed the new Swindon manager

The 52-year-old, who was caretaker manager at Aston Villa in 2010, has been handed the reigns at the County Ground after Paolo Di Canio resigned last week.

McDonald inherits a Swindon side who are fourth in npower League One and just three points behind leaders Doncaster and will be in charge of Saturday's trip to Coventry.

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