Defending shapes - Issue 29 (December 2012)
When Jimmy Bell and first-team manager John Coleman departed Accrington Stanley in January 2012, they ended a 13-year association with the Lancashire club during which time they’d transformed them from Northern Premier First Division also-rans to an established npower League Two side.
The re-emergence of Stanley as a competitive force – as a result of four promotions – had seen the duo become extremely well regarded in the northwest.
And Bell, as assistant manager, has now applied that experience to a new challenge at Rochdale – in the first instance returning the club to League One.
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