Derek Adams seals Ross County return as boss takes over from Malky Mackay in third spell
Derek Adams has taken up the Ross County vacancy once again as the former Staggies boss replaces Malky Mackay in the Dingwall dugout - after a 10-year hiatus from the Scottish game.
The 48-year-old left English League Two side Morecambe to pave the way for a return to the Highlands. Adams began his managerial career in Dingwall before joining Hibs as assistant but returned for a second stint that saw County win the Second and First Division titles, a Challenge Cup and reach the Scottish Cup final in 2010.
Mackay having left the Staggies over the international break as a result of his poor results in the league, it has left them sat 11th and now it's up to Adams to produce the goods for a third time and keep them in the top-flight. Club CEO Steven Ferguson said: "We are delighted to welcome Derek Adams back to Ross County Football club. He returns following a successful period in England and has led over 700 games as a manager across his career.
"He knows the Highlands and our club well; we look forward to seeing him build on the solid foundations laid by Malky and his staff over the last two years and believe that Derek inherits a talented playing squad that are capable of being successful in the SPFL."
The club confirmed Adams backroom staff will remain in the same roles they took up under Mackay.
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