Graham Alexander

Graham was previously the manager of Fleetwood Town, having been appointed on 6th December 2012.

He joined Fleetwood from Preston North End where he heading the club's youth team. Alexander enjoyed immediate success in what was his first full season in charge after leading the Club to the third tier of English football for the first time in their history after a play-off final victory over Burton Albion.

Graham had only retired from playing at the end of the 2011/12 season after 1,024 professional appearances, in a playing career spanning 22 years.

His appointment at the Highbury Stadium was to be his first permanent managerial role in professional football however, the Scotsman did take caretaker charge of Preston following the departure of Phil Brown in December 2011.

The Former Scotland international who won 40 caps for his country, played for Scunthorpe, Preston, Luton and Burnley.

The 2013/14 season was a successful one for Fleetwood. A 1-0 win over Burton Albion in the Play-Off Final saw Fleetwood promoted to League One.

Graham Alexander was most recently manager of Scunthorpe United.

Sessions by Graham Alexander

Quick finishing

in Attacking

This session is mainly for attacking players but remains important for defenders who can take something from it as well. It’s ideally an afternoon session – 45 minutes maximum – focusing on producing an ‘end product’ to an attack. Individuals need to be good at what they are judged on and scoring goals is vital... MORE

Switch of play

in Midfield

This session is about switching play quickly while in possession. This can be specifically done for your back four, your midfield, or the entire team. It’s important to practise this so that it becomes a habit for players, and so we don’t just pass forwards. Instead, we want to see players working diagonally – this... MORE

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