WELSH PREMIER FOOTBALL

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TWO managers who won a total of nine Welsh Premier titles as well as five Welsh Cups and five League Cups will clash in the first round of the FA Cup after Morecambe were drawn at home to Hartlepool United.

McKenna steered TNS to three runners-up spots in the Welsh Premier League before winning three successive titles in 2004/5, 2005/6 and 2006/7 as well as Welsh Cup success against Carmarthen in 2005 and the League Cup in 2005/6.

After leaving the Saints he returned to his home town of Birkenhead to become manager of Cammell Laird, but left the club soon after and later become chief scout at Cambridge United before joining Altrincham as assistant manager. In September 2010, he was appointed caretaker-manager at the club following the sacking of Graham Heathcote and then landed the job on a permanent basis before becoming assistant to Jim Bentley at the Shrimps in May 2011, the role both still occupy.

After managing Airbus UK Broughton, Harrison was unveiled as director of football at TNS in December 2011 and went on to steer the club to a host of honours, including six consecutive league titles, three Welsh Cups and five League Cups.

Hartlepool, where Harrison was appointed manager in May, won through to the first round by beating local rivals South Shields 2-1 on Saturday.