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Former Chelsea coach Eddie Newton is Trabzonspor’s permanent boss

Eddie Newton (second right) was assistant manager when Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012

Former Chelsea midfielder Eddie Newton has been appointed Trabzonspor’s permanent manager after winning the Turkish Cup as their caretaker boss.

Newton, 48, won both of his matches in temporary charge and delivered the club’s first trophy in a decade when they beat Alanyaspor 2-0 on Wednesday.

He spent eight years as a Chelsea coach and was twice assistant manager.

Newton said after beating Alanyaspor he felt there was more “opportunity” to be a black manager