24 Jun 2010

Kilmarnock name Finn as manager

6:25 am on 24 June 2010

The Scottish Premier League club Kilmarnock has named former Finland striker Mixu Paatelainen as its new manager on a two-year contract.

He replaced Jimmy Calderwood who quit at the end of last season after keeping the club in the top flight.

Paatelainen played for several Scottish clubs including Dundee United, Aberdeen and Hibernian as well as England's Bolton Wanderers.

He managed Hibernian from 2008 to 2009 and kept them in the top six of the Premier League.