Richie Barker appointed Portsmouth manager

World in Motion client Richie Barker has today been appointed as manager of Portsmouth Football Club.

38-year-old Barker, who began his managerial career at Bury in April 2011 and steered them to promotion from League Two, said: “I’m extremely proud and extremely grateful and flattered to have the opportunity. It’s a fantastic club, you only have to look around to see the history and potential.”

World in Motion would like to wish Richie and Director of Football Steve Coppell the best of luck with their new positions.