Tony Mowbray adds to Sunderland backroom staff ahead of Middlesbrough

Sunderland have announced Tony Mowbray’s assistant.
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Sunderland announced the appointment of Hartlepool-born Mark Venus as the club’s new assistant head coach on Sunday afternoon.

The 55-year-old moves to the Stadium of Light following the departure of Martin Canning, Alex Neil's assistant, and links up with long-term colleague Mowbray.

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Mowbray was confirmed as Sunderland’s new boss on a two-year contract last week and oversaw the Black Cats’ win over Rotherham United in the Championship hours later.

Mowbray and Venus spent five years together at Blackburn Rovers.