Blue Square Bet
Published 13th June 2012
.....Graham Hyde as their new assistant-manager.
The 41-year-old, who managed Evo-Stik League Southern Premier outfit Redditch United last season, will begin his role as Jason Lee’s number two with immediate effect.
Hyde’s playing career started at Sheffield Wednesday in 1988 and he played in both the 1993 FA Cup and League Cup finals as the Owls twice narrowly lost out to Arsenal at Wembley.
The Doncaster-born midfielder was part of the Birmingham side which won promotion to the Premier League in 2002. His later career included spells with Bristol Rovers, Hereford United, Worcester City, Hednesford Town, Halesowen Town and Fleet Town.
Hyde’s spell with Halesowen included the role of assistant-manager.
The appointment of Hyde completes the Pilgrims’ backroom staff for 2012/13, with Lee and Hyde being supplemented by fitness coach Ian Freeman and sports therapist Katie Cooper.