SACKED Albury coach Peter German has been appointed North Cairns' football manager for next season.
The Tigers are one of seven sides that play in the AFL Cairns league and finished with the wooden spoon this year after enduring a winless season.
German could also coach the Tigers next season with the club yet to announce a replacement for the departing Glen Coghlan.
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Coghlan played for Yarrawonga in the 2000's as well as coaching the Pigeons.
German signed a three-year deal with Albury midway through 2018 after an extensive coaching career in the AFL and VFL.
Surprisingly, German was unable to lure a big-name player to the Sportsground despite the club having an abundance of player points available.