Patterson appointed Assistant Manager

Last updated : 20 June 2011 By Bigrich.....

"I played with Darren when I was at Oxford, he became youth team coach there, then assistant to Jim Smith and then took over as manager there for a year."

"Things didnt work out for him there but he's an excellent coach and went to Bristol Rovers as youth team coach and assistant to Paul Trollope."

"He's very very experienced and has played for Northern Ireland at the highest level. He did some work for me when I was at Brentford and he knows his stuff, knows his players and he's very enthusiastic and somebody I can trust." boss Andy Scott told

"He does'nt suffer fools but he is very good with the players. He's just over 40 and I'm a young manager so we understand what players are about. He's atough lad and he's played at a good lever with some good players and under some very good managers and learnt some good things throughout his career."

"He likes a laugh, he's a good lad and he'll join in the rest of them, and it will all be a happy group if we all work as hard as we can." Scott added.