Malky Thomson To Head New Youth Academy

Morton are set to appoint former Inverness Caledonian Thistle assistant manager Malky Thomson as head of the new youth academy according to Russell Steele in today's Greenock Telegraph.

Thomson - who is currently taking his UEFA Pro Licence -told the Tele' that the deal was all but comfirmed: "It's all but agreed I will be coming in to run the Academy and I'm looking forward to it."

Thomson's most recent employment was as Craig Brewster's assistant manager at ICT (pictured, above left: with Brewster at the Caledonian Stadium). He also assisted Brewster at Dundee United and held the same position in his time at Chester City with Bobby Williamson. In addition to this, Thomson also has extensive experience working with youth players having been a youth coach at both Celtic and Rangers in the past.

Malky Thomson
  • Full Name: Malcolm Thomson
  • Age: 40 (29.12.1968)
  • Born: Elderslie, Scotland
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Former Clubs (player): Aberdeen
  • Former Clubs (non player): Celtic (youth coach),Rangers (youth coach), Chester City (assisitant manager), Dundee United (assistant manager), ICT (assistant manager)

According to the man behind the Youth Academy, Morton director Stuart Duncan, Thomson's appointment will be made official when the Academy is established as a charitable organisation.

Greenock Telegraph - Morton Land Top Youth Coach (23.07.2009)

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