Salford appoint reserves coaches

Salford Red Devils have announced the appointments of the two coaches who will take charge of their reserve grade set up for 2020.

Danny Barton and John Blackburn will take on the roles of Head of Youth as well as Reserve Team Head Coach and Team Manager respectively.

The duo are also on the staff of the Salford Red Devils Foundation and have previous experience working in the club’s youth setup.

“We’re really pleased to have Danny and John on board with our reserves setup,” Red Devils director of rugby and operations Ian Blease said.

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“Their detailed understanding of our current structures, history and the local community makes them perfectly qualified to identify talent and channel it through to the elite level.”