Tranmere Rovers have appointed interim boss Nigel Adkins their everlasting supervisor on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
The League Two strugglers have received two of his 9 league video games in cost.
“It is an honour to take the supervisor’s function at a membership I beforehand performed for, and which is my home-town membership,” he told the club website.
“I’ve no illusions that we’ve work to do given our very poor begin to the season, nonetheless I’d not have accepted this function on a everlasting foundation if I used to be not assured that we will put it proper.
“The infrastructure and help that’s in place at Tranmere Rovers is fine quality.”
Adkins, who performed in objective for Rovers between 1983 and 1986, has had spells accountable for Scunthorpe, Southampton, Studying, Sheffield United, Hull Metropolis and Charlton.
He twice led the Iron to promotion from League One and guided Southampton from the third tier to the Premier League.
Tranmere are second-bottom in League Two, three factors adrift of security after 4 successive defeats.
They go to League One Stevenage within the FA Cup first spherical on Saturday.