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Peterborough appoint Steve Evans as manager

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Peterborough United have named Steve Evans as their new manager, less than 24 hours after the he resigned as Mansfield boss.

Evans has signed a "long-term deal" to replace Grant McCann, who was sacked on Sunday.

Evans watched from the stands at London Road on Tuesday as Posh beat Walsall for a first win in eight matches.

"As soon as somebody of the calibre of Steve Evans called to register their interest in the vacant position, there was no time to waste," said Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony.

"He is a serial promotion winner, including promotion from League One, has managed multiple clubs in the Championship and has an incredible reputation for getting the best out of his players with a never say die attitude and will to win."

JC

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