Former Newcastle man Ketsbaia returns to AEK

Date published: Monday 6th June 2016 1:38

Temuri Ketsbaia: Former Newcastle forward

Temuri Ketsbaia: Former Newcastle forward

Former Newcastle midfielder Temuri Ketsbaia has returned to AEK Athens to take over as manager.

The 48-year-old Georgian, who spent three years with Newcastle after signing from AEK in 1997, has signed a two-year deal to take over at Athens’ Olympic Stadium, the Greek club have announced.

Ketsbaia also represented Wolves and Dundee during his time in Britain and is perhaps best remembered for kicking the advertising hoardings after scoring a late winner against Bolton in 1998.

Ketsbaia made 78 appearances for Newcastle from 1997 to 2000 and scored eight times before moving to Wolves and later Dundee.

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