Deeney named Forest Green boss as Horseman departs

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Forest Green Rovers have appointed ex-Watford striker Troy Deeney as head coach following the departure of David Horseman by mutual consent.

Deeney, 35, has been working in a player-coach capacity since joining the League Two club in the summer.

Horseman, 39, spent only five months in charge and has left following the team's FA Cup exit to Blackpool.

Rovers have won only four league matches this season and sit 23rd in the table, five points from safety.

Owner Dale Vince backed Horseman only a few weeks ago amid growing fan unrest.

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