Waterford F-C have confirmed that Noel Hunt has joined his home-town club as a player and assistant manager.
The 35-year-old former Republic of Ireland international most recently played with Wigan and will unveiled at the R-S-C this lunchtime.
Waterford’s general manager Jack Power says it’s a ‘major coup’ for the club.
STATEMENT FROM WATERFORD FC
Waterford FC are delighted to confirm the signing of Noel Hunt. Waterford-native Hunt joins the club as player/assistant-manager.
Hunt will be no stranger to Blues’ fans having played at the RSC in the early 2000’s before going on to represent the Republic of Ireland senior international side and play in the English Premier League with Reading.
Hunt spent time in Scotland with Dunfermline Athletic and Dundee United before earning a move to Reading where he secured promotion to the Premier League; and went on to make 24 appearances.
Hunt most recently played for Wigan Athletic, earning promotion to the Championship.
Waterford FC General Manager, Jack Power, said: “We are delighted to have Noel Hunt return to Waterford. He is widely experienced, having played in the Premier League as well as representing the Republic of Ireland. He’ll bring both great energy and enthusiasm into Waterford FC. It is truly a major coup for our football club.”