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Ex-Newcastle, Everton defender Watson named Gateshead manager

Geordie Steve Watson has landed the Gateshead manager's job.

Former Everton and Newcastle United defender Watson has landed his first management job with National League Gateshead.

Watson has been assistant-manager at Birmingham City, Huddersfield Town and Macclesfield Town but this is his first opportunity as a No 1.

Gateshead currently lie 16th in the National League but Watson's first game in charge will be an FA Cup fourth qualifying round tie at Buxton on Saturday.

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