Hibs appoint ex forward Gareth Evans as reserve team coach!!!

Last updated : 20 June 2007 By Steve Forbes

Hibs today confirmed ex Hi-bees forward Gareth Evans as the new reserve team coach at the club.

He will take over the job vacated by Mark Proctor, when he left to become the new manager of first division side Livingston, coaching the reserve side as well as taking the reserve team for matches.

Evans, 40, quit his post as assistant manager to another ex Hibby, Michael O'Neill, at Brechin City to take over his new post at Easter Road.

The ex Hibs striker played for the club from the late 80's to the mid 90's and was part of the 1991 Skol League Cup winning side.

Speaking to the OFFICIAL club website, www.hibernianfc.co.uk, Evans said:

"I am delighted to be joining the Club and I look forward to working with the players and John. It's great to be starting out a new season, and it is good to be back at Easter Road. A lot has changed since I played for the Club, but I am looking forward to helping to take things forward. "

Hibs boss John Collins was also delighted to get his ex flat mate on board and said:

"I am delighted that Gareth has agreed to take on the challenge, and that he will be working with Tommy Craig and I. Obviously I know Gareth well from our playing days at Hibernian together, but he has also amassed some useful coaching experience and he will bring a lot to the Club."

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