Barnsley hire former MLS footballer as new CEO

17 July 2019

Barnsley
Photo: Getty Images Dane Murphy, a former MLS footballer and technical director, has been hired as Barnsley’s new boss.

Dane Murphy, a former MLS footballer and technical director, has been hired as Barnsley’s new boss.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

Barnsley have announced that they have hired a new CEO. His name is Dane Murphy, a former footballer in the American league, MLS. Murphy, 33, also has experience as a technical director. 

Besides playing in the US, Murphy has experience from the German side VfL Osnabrück, where he developed knowledge of the German game and mindset. As he ended his playing career, he became head scout at New York Cosmos.

After a worldwide search it was apparent to the entire Board of Directors that Dane was the best qualified for the position

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