Kildare footballing giant Glenn Ryan is set to take over from Jack O'Connor as the manager of the Kildare football team.
The Round Towers man - and former Kildare captain who led the county to the All Ireland Final in 1998 - is expected to have his appointment confirmed at a special county committee meeting on October 19.
Ryan is also a former Longford and Kildare u21s manager.
He will be joined by three former Kildare stars - Johnny Doyle, Anthony Rainbow and Dermot Earley - as coach/selectors, who will bring a wealth of managerial experience to the panel.
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