Derby County announces Paul Warne as new head coach


Derby County announces Paul Warne as new head coach


Derby County have appointed Paul Warne as their new head coach.

According to The Rams, the former Rotherham United coach signed a four year contract, until the summer of 2026 and will replace interim manager Liam Rosenior.

He has won three Championship promotions for the Millers but was also relegated three times.

Last season, Paul Warne won the Papa Johns Trophy for Rotherham United after beating Sutton United 4-2.

Paul Warne will join his new club alongside coaches Matt Hamshaw, Andy Warrington and Richie Barker, Rotherham United confirmed.

Warne was first appointed caretaker coach of Rotherham United in 2016 after Kenny Jackett resigned before being elevated on a permanent basis in 2017 despite relegating from the Championship.

Warne’s first game for his new club will be after the international break against Cambridge United on Saturday 1 October.

On appointing Paul Warne as their new head coach, Derby County said “Paul’s arrival means the end of Liam Rosenior’s tenure as interim manager and, on behalf of everyone at Pride Park Stadium, we would like to thank Liam for all his efforts during an incredibly difficult period and in helping to stabilise the club under new ownership.

“There can be no doubting Liam’s hard work and dedication and he undoubtedly has a huge future in management. At this time, however, we believe the time is right to make a transition in terms of leadership and progress on the pitch.

“We are delighted to welcome Paul, and his staff, to Derby County and look forward to a successful period under his management.

“We would also like to thank Rotherham United and their Chairman Tony Stewart for all their assistance throughout this process.”