Shiels takes over at Kilmarnock
June 15, 2011
Shiels, 55, took over as caretaker boss when Mixu Paatelainen quit the Ayrshire side in March. Shiels will be assisted in the role by fellow Northern Irishman Jimmy Nicholl and has been appointed on a one-season contract.
Chairman Michael Johnston said: "Kenny had a great season with us last year and has shown fantastic diligence and hard work, both through last season and after Mixu's departure. ...