Paul Dalglish appointed Rowdies coach

TAMPA - Former Newcastle United forward Paul Dalglish, son of ex-Liverpool and Scotland striker Kenny, has been appointed coach of the Tampa Bay Rowdies, the second division club said on Wednesday.

Dalglish played with Newcastle United and Norwich City in England before ending his career in Major League Soccer with the Houston Dynamo and this will be his first club coaching position.

The Rowdies are entering the United Soccer Leagues next season. As a manager Dalglish's father won the English league title with Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers.