Former Scotland and Premier League striker, Chris Iwelumo, has joined Chester as Assistant Manager.

After finishing his playing career at the Deva Stadium in 2014, Iwelumo has returned to link up with manager Jon McCarthy.

The news was released on his Twitter account, with Iwelumo stating, “can’t wait to get started at such a brilliantly ran club.”

Iwelumo brings a wealth of experience to the National League side, having played for 19 clubs during his career, including spells at Charlton, Stoke, and Wolves.

With Chester currently sitting in 12th place and 1 win in 7 matches, Iwelumo will be hoping to utilise his experience and helping bring the winning feeling back to the Blues.

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