Former Icelandic top-flight manager Gregg Ryder has declared his interest in the York City managerial vacancy, say The York Press.

Ryder, who hails from Newcastle, became the youngest-ever manager to take charge of a team in the Nordic Island’s top two divisions when he assumed the reins at Throttur Reyjkavik at the age of 25 and subsequently gained promotion to Iceland’s first tier.

He had earlier assisted current Iceland national team manager Heimir Hallgrimsson at IBV, before the latter went on to achieve worldwide acclaim after dumping England out of Euro 2016 and masterminding a 1-1 draw against Argentina during this summer’s World Cup.

“York are a big, traditional club and the thing I can bring from my experiences in Iceland is the ability to establish a culture within a club by maximising resources,” Ryder declared.

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