Andy Thorn

Andy Thorn was most recently the manager of Kidderminster Harriers.

His first managerial appointment was at Coventry City which followed a successful spell of Thorn being in caretaker charge of the Sky Blues.

Thorn, who had a top flight career with Crystal Palace, Wimbledon and Newcastle, initially joined Coventry as chief scout from Everton and several of the players he spotted for the club have done well in the first team.

During his playing days, Thorn played in two FA Cup Finals and was part of the famous Wimbledon victory over Liverpool in 1988. He also played in the 1990 FA Cup Final with Crystal Palace.

Andy also won five England Under 21 caps.

Sessions by Andy Thorn

Balancing the back four

in Defending

This session is about the back four working as a unit. It looks for them to clear the ball past a target when dealing with a range of deliveries from different areas of the pitch. It’s important to practise this because in the last 10-15 minutes of close games, opposition teams looking for a goal... MORE

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