FC Halifax Town: Shaymen appoint Fullarton as new manager

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Former Notts County boss Jamie Fullarton has been appointed as the new manager of FC Halifax Town.

Fullarton was sacked after only 70 days in charge at Notts County, between January and March 2016 - his only managerial job.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

He replaces Billy Heath, who departed The Shay after their 2-1 defeat at Leyton Orient in January.

As a player, the 43-year-old Fullarton, who was born in Bellshill, Scotland, was a midfielder for the likes of St Mirren, Crystal Palace and Brentford, and has been a youth team coach of Bolton’s under 21 team as well as an academy coach at Nottingham Forest.

His first game in charge of Halifax will be at Eastleigh on Saturday.

In a statement, the club said: “Jamie brings with him an extensive knowledge of the game, a vast recruitment network and is a pro-license coach.”