‘Let’s get in the Premiership’ – Plenty of Luton fans delighted with the new man at the wheel

Luton Town have confirmed the appointment of Graeme Jones as their new manager on a three-year contract.

The former Belgium and West Bromwich Albion assistant boss will take over from Mick Harford on 7 May and lead the Hatters in the Championship following their promotion from League One.

Luton will be the first managerial position for the forty-nine-year-old, Jones having spent eleven years as assistant to Roberto Martinez at Swansea, Wigan and Everton before joining the Spaniard in the Belgium set up and helping them to third place in last years World Cup.

Jones then took a similar role under Darren Moore at the Hawthorns in 2018. However, the pair were controversially dismissed by West Brom in March with the Baggies fourth in the Championship.

Luton earnt the right to play Championship football next season for the first time since 2007 despite losing Nathan Jones, who left to take over as Stoke City manager in January. Hatters legend Mick Harford was always expected to step aside for a longer-term appointment, and he will leave Jones a young, talented, energetic squad who could clinch the League One title with victory at home to Oxford United on Saturday.

Luton is a club on the up, having dropped out of the EFL in 2009 this seasons promotion will be their third in six seasons and the buoyant confident mood around Kenilworth Road was reflected in the positivity to the appointment by many supporters on social media.

He is a small selection of responses to the announcement.



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