The Wales Manager, Rob Page’s hard work and determination at the club have brought in a reward for the Wales resident.
Rob Page Signs a New Contract
Rob Page has demonstrated great leadership skills at the Wales club and therefore, his hard work has paid off in the form of a new contract.
The decision-makers at the Wales club approached Rob Page with an offer of extending his contract. To the fans and the teams’ joy, Page accepted the offer and he is going to prolong his stay at the Wales club.
Rob Page has a new contract in order that would see the manager stay at the club for another four years.
Page Joined Wales as an Interim Manager
Somehow, fate worked in favor of Rob Page which set the course for the player to become the manager at Wales.
Page started his senior football career back in 1993 from Watford as a defender. He stayed there until 2001, making 215 appearances and scoring 2 goals.
The player also got to play in Sheffield United, Cardiff City, Coventry City, and Huddersfield Town between 2001 and 2008.
The last club Page joined as a senior footballer was Chesterfield where he made 56 appearances and scored 1 goal.
Altogether, Rob Page made 475 appearances throughout his career and scored 6 goals.
Rob Page’s Managerial Career
The first club Rob Page managed after retiring from professional football was Port Vale. Page managed the club between 2014 and 2016 and then moved on to Northampton Town, managing the club from 2016 to 2017.
The next club Page managed was Wales U21 from 2017 to 2019 but then, Rob Page’s career took a dramatic turn.
At that time, Ryan Giggs was the manager at Wales. However, the former English player was arrested by the police for multiple counts of assault against his ex-girlfriend.
It was at that time when Rob Page was approached by Wales executives to act as an interim (caretaker) manager for the club. Page took charge of the club from November 2020 after Giggs’ arrest.
From Full Contract to Contract Extension
In the year 2021, Rob Page was promoted to the permanent manager of the club by the end of 2022. However, based on Rob Page’s significant performance and for taking Wales to a strong position, the executives offered him a four-year contract, which he gladly signed.
Under Rob Page’s leadership, it has happened for the first time in 64 years of history at Wales that the country has qualified for World Cup.
The Wales team recently defeated Ukraine with a 1-0 win and earned a spot in the FIFA World Cup for 2022.