Former English Premier League coach Harry Redknapp is set to coach Jordan against the Socceroos in their World Cup qualifier in Sydney on March 29.
According to reports in the UK's Daily Mail (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3494206/Harry-Redknapp-coach-Jordan-ahead-upcoming-World-Cup-qualifiers-taking-new-role-Derby-County.html) Redknapp will take over Jordan starting with the two World Cup qualifiers this month.
Those game are at home to Bangladesh then against the Socceroos in Sydney on March 29 at Allianz.
The popular 69-year-old Redknapp, a former West Ham, Southampton and Portsmouth boss, is also said to be taking over at Derby County as director of football whilst managing the Jordanians' World Cup qualification, according to the reports.
Jordan are currently second in Group B on 13 points, two points behind the Socceroos with two games to play in the current World Cup qualification phase.
Redknapp's deal is said to have come about following discussions with friend Prince Ali.
The former EPL manager has not coached since he resigned his post at QPR in February 2015, citing the need for knee surgery.
Jordan were previously managed by another English manager Ray Wilkins, who took charge of the side during last year’s AFC Asian Cup.
Aussies Abroad: Nabbout, Urawa Red Diamonds win Emperors Cup final
Andrew Nabbout emerged an Emperors Cup Final winner with Urawa Red Diamonds after the J-League outfit defeated Vegalta Sendai 1-0 yesterday evening. Nabbout was an unused substitute as the Reds clinched the trophy thanks to an early strike from Tomoya Ugajin. It is Urawa’s
'Amazing reward': Cahill to feature in FIFA World Football Museum
A pair of Tim Cahill’s boots will join items like the FIFA World Cup trophy, match balls from some of football’s biggest occasions and rare match-worn shirts in FIFA’s World Football Museum in Switzerland. The Caltex Socceroos legend revealed on Instagram on Sunday morning (AE
Boyle given 'all clear' following 'nasty collision'
Caltex Socceroos attacker Martin Boyle has been given the “all clear” following a head knock in Hibernian’s Scottish Premiership win at Hamilton Academical on Sunday morning (AEDT). Boyle needed lengthy treatment before half time after clashing with Hamilton’s Gary Woods and s
Aussies Abroad: Rogic helps Celtic to big win, Mooy suffers late loss
Caltex Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic provided an assist as Celtic thumped Kilmarnock 5-1 to leapfrog their opponents and move to the top of the Scottish Premiership table. But Huddersfield Town suffered a heartbreaking defeat, with Arsenal needing a late moment of magic to do