After a playing career that took in spells at Stoke City, Oldham Athletic, Crewe and Preston North End in the English Football League, and at Crusaders in Northern Ireland, he started his coaching career as player-manager of Crusaders.
He has also served as a coach educator for the Football Association of Ireland, as a sports development officer for Dublin City Council and he spent two years as coach for the Republic of Ireland U14s team.
Currently director of football at Dublin club, Cherry Orchard FC, he has a degree in Sports Management and is the holder of a UEFA Pro licence.
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Adrian Tucker is currently enjoying his second stint as goalkeeping coach with Swansea City. He has also worked as goalkeeping coach with both the England U21 side and with Sunderland, and as an academy goalkeeping coach at Birmingham City.
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After a playing career spent largely in Spain with Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid, Karanka began his coaching career in charge of Spain’s U16s.
He led Middlesborough to the play-off final in 2015, and finally achieved promotion to the Premier League the following season.
He is currently the manager of Nottingham Forest.
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The 2011/12 Premier League Manager of the Season - awarded after finishing fifth with Newcastle United - has also taken the reins of Reading, West Ham United, Charlton Athletic, Southampton, Crystal Palace and, most recently, West Bromwich Albion.
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Sir Alex Ferguson is widely regarded as the most successful club manager of all time. During 26 years with Manchester United, he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles. He was knighted in the 1999 Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to the game.
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Alex McLeish entered soccer management at Motherwell in 1994, where his side finished league runners-up in 1995. He won the First Division with Hibs in 1999 before grabbing double title success with Rangers, as well as multiple cup victories too.
Further silverware came south of the border at Birmingham City; he has also managed Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest, Genk, Zamalek and the Scottish national team.
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André Villas-Boas never played football professionally, but has succeeded in creating a career as a top-flight football manager. Since 2009 he has managed teams in Portugal, England, Russia and China, securing an impressive collection of domestic and European honours.
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Currently the first team goalkeeping coach of South African giants, Orlando Pirates, Andrew Sparkes is a UEFA ‘A’ licensed goalkeeping specialist with over 12 years of professional coaching in the UK, USA, Austria and Africa.
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Aidy Boothroyd has managed at every level of English football.
An early graduate of the LMA’s Certificate in Applied Management at Warwick University, he has managed at Watford, Colchester United, Coventry City and Northampton Town. He's currently manager of the England U21 side.
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Quy moved to Stoke City in August 2007, adopting the role of first-team goalkeeping coach.
He is in charge of all aspects of technical, tactical and physical play.
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Andy Thorn was most recently the manager of Kidderminster Harriers.
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.
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Anthony Hudson is the head coach of MLS side, Colardo Rapids.
Hudson has coached both the Bahrain, and the New Zealand international teams.
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Following a long and successful playing career, Anthony Williams has worked alongside Richie Barker as goalkeeping coach at Portsmouth, Crawley Town and Bury. He is currently assistant manager of Cardiff Metropolitan University FC. Williams holds both the UEFA A licence and the UEFA Goalkeeping A licence.
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Antonio Conte began his managerial career in 2006 in the Italian lower divisions at Arezzo and Bari, winning promotion to the top flight with the latter, and was briefly employed by Atalanta before he further enhanced his reputation by guiding Siena into Serie A. That was the cue for Juventus to come calling for their former player, as did the Italy national team three years later when they handed him control of the Azzurri in 2014. He moved to Chelsea in 2016 and guided the team to Premier League and FA Cup triumphs.
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Arsène Wenger is one of the most successful managers in the game and has twice been a winner of the LMA manager of the Year award.
In a 22-year career at Arsenal, he won the Premier League title on three occasions and lifted the FA Cup a record seven times.
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Billy Mercer became Bristol City's goalkeeping coach in 2003. Further appointments followed, at Sheffield Wednesday and then Burnley, where he has been for eight years
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Bobby Davison has built a reputation as an excellent coach with a talent for building a strong rapport with his players. Bobby is a former Leeds United and Derby County legend who took up coaching upon his retirement as a player.
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Brendan Rodgers is currently managing at Celtic in the Scottish Premiership. Having been a protege of Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, Rodgers has gone on to find managerial success at Watford, Reading, Swansea, Liverpool and now in Scotland.
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After a glittering playing career including spells at Celtic and Manchester United, Brian McClair turned to coaching in 1998. He has had many roles, most notably as Manchester United's reserve team coach, and was appointed national performance director by the Scottish FA in February 2015.
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After his appointment as Wales manager in January 2012, Chris Coleman oversaw an impressive resurgence of the national team. Coleman’s side entered the top 10 of the Fifa rankings and went on to seal a place in the European Championship Finals for the first time in their history, reaching the semi-finals before losing to eventual champions Portugal.
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As a player Chris Hughton was a UEFA Cup winner and a double FA Cup winner with Tottenham Hotspur. He has been successful in a number of high profile coaching and managerial roles, including spells at Tottenham, the Republic of Ireland, Newcastle United, Birmingham City, Norwich City and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Nine times a winner of the Championship Manager of the Month award, he also picked up the Championship LMA Manager of the Year award twice, in 2010 while at Newcastle and in 2016 for his work at Brighton.
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A defender in his playing days, Powell turned out for numerous clubs, including Derby County, Charlton Athletic and West Ham. He also made five appearances for the England team. His management career has seen terms at Charlton, Huddersfield Town and Derby, before taking over at Southend United in January 2018.
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Following a long and varied playing career, Chris Ramsey has worked for the FA as Regional Director of Coaching and served as head coach of the England national Under-20 football team. He has also been assistant manager of the England Under-17s, managed Charleston Battery, coached at Tottenham Hotspur and most recently managed QPR. He holds a UEFA Pro licence and is a graduate of the LMA’s Diploma in Football Management.
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With a managerial career that has seen him take charge of 17 teams over more than 30 years there can be few with as much experience as Ranieri.
Popular with players and media alike, the Italian has built a solid reputation as a manager with a capacity to nurture youth, motivate his players and manage squads full of big names.
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Craig Shakespeare moved into coaching after a playing career of over 500 games, and since 2006 has occupied a number of assistant manager and 1st team coach positions. He assisted Claudio Ranieri in Leicester City's incredible Premier League winning 2015-2016 season and took on the manager's role after the Italian was sacked in 2017.
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Dan Walder currently works as the U18s coach at Luton Town. Before that he had spells in development roles at Academy coach at Watford FC and Northampton Town.
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Brothers Danny and Nicky Cowley were unveiled as Lincoln's new management team on Friday 13 May 2016 having led Braintree Town to a third-placed finish in the Vanarama National League only to miss out on a place in the Promotion Final at Wembley Stadium after losing to Grimsby Town in the semi-finals.
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Wilson began his managerial career with Barnsley in 1994 and his first season in charge saw the club rise to sixth place in Division One. He has gone on to manage Sheffield United, Bristol City, MK Dons and more in a 20 year career.
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Dario Gradi is a veteran of over 1,500 matches as a manager, having first taken charge of Wimbledon back in 1978. After 171 matches in charge he moved to Crystal Palace, then on to Crewe Alexandra in 1983. At Gresty Road he took charge of the team for 1,244 matches, across a 24-year period before returning as manager in 2009 where he took charge again for another 109 matches.
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Darren Ferguson made over 450 appearances in a playing career that spanned 18 years.
As a manager he has seen success at Peterborough United, Preston North End and Doncaster Rovers.
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Darren Kelly is manager of Hyde United in the Northern Premier league.
He retired from playing football in 2015, following a career that saw him appear for clubs including Derry City (twice), York City and Carlisle United.
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Darren Sarll progressed through the ranks at Stevenage before departing for Brentford in June 2008. He moved to Rotherham United before returning to Stevenage in 2012, progressing to become first-team manager in 2016. Darren is currently Head of Academy - Professional Development Phase at Watford FC.
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Dave Bassett is the man praised for Wimbledon’s meteoric rise through the Football League, a run that culminated in FA Cup final success in 1987 at Wembley as ‘The Crazy Gang’ defeated Liverpool 1-0. After Watford, he went on to have successful managerial spells at Sheffield United, Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and Barnsley.
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Currently the goalkeeping coach for Sky Bet Championship club Reading, Beasant has worked at Fulham, Bristol Rovers, Stevenage, the Glenn Hoddle Academy, and with the Northern Ireland international team.
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Dave Jones is a highly experienced football coach. He is also a former LMA Manager of the Year, an award he picked up in 1998 for his work with Premier League Southampton. Most recently he was manager of Hartlepool United.
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David Moyes began his managerial career with Preston North End in 1998. He went on to manage Everton for 11 years, Manchester United, Real Sociedad, Sunderland and Westham. Moyes has won the League Managers Association Manager of the Year award a record three times (in 2003, 2005 and 2009). He is also on the committee for the League Managers Association in an executive capacity.
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After a long playing career, David Oldfield moved into coaching as reserve team manager at Peterborough United in 2008. A Development Coach role followed at West Bromwich Albion before spells at MK Dons and Burton Albion. He was most recently working under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at QPR.
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David Pleat is the longest serving member of the LMA committee, having been elected in 1978. In 2012 he was inducted into the LMA Hall of Fame and was awarded an M.A. (Hons) at Luton University for his services to football and the media.
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David Wagner’s all-action style won him a number of fans in Yorkshire having taken over as Huddersfield Town manager in November 2015 and earning them promotion to the Premier League in 2017.
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Former Spurs defender Dean Austin retired from playing in 2003 and initially coached at Watford’s academy. He has held several coaching and assistant manager positions, most recently he returned to Watford as assistant manager to Slavisa Jokanovic, continuing in the same role alongside Quique Sánchez Flores after Watford’s promotion to the Premier League.
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Dean Holdsworth was most recently the manager of Brentwood Town, after previously managing Chelmsford City.
In a distinguished 21-year playing career that included spells at Brentford, Wimbledon and Bolton Wanderers, Holdsworth scored 240 goals in 704 appearances.
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After finishing playing in January 2005, Dean Smith started his coaching career working with youth players at Leyton Orient, but he was soon promoted to assistant manager. He has gone on to manage Walsall, Brentford and Aston Villa.
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Derek Adams was appointed manager of Plymouth Argyle in June 2015 having already cut his managerial teeth north of the border with Ross County, guiding the Staggies to their first ever Scottish FA Cup final appearance, plus two Scottish Challenge Cup finals.
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Dmitri Lavrinovic recently spent 15 months in China working as a lead coach for Manchester City. He was formerly youth team coach and head of coaching at League Two club, Accrington Stanley, and he also enjoyed a spell at Bury FC as a youth development coach.
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Dougie Freedman was most recently manager of Nottingham Forest having been appointed on 1st February 2015. He previously played for the club making 83 appearances scoring 23 goals.
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Eddie Howe has spent the majority of his career, as both player and manager, at AFC Bournemouth on the south coast of England. As manager he has guided The Cherries from the fourth tier of the English League to the top flight and established them as a Premier League team.
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Edu Rubio is currently head of academy coaching and U18s coach at MK Dons. He came to the club in July 2015 from the Nike Academy.
A UEFA Pro Licensed coach, he had previously worked with MK Dons as an U13s coach and during his career he has enjoyed spells with the FA, Chelsea U15s and with Valencia in Spain.
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Eric was appointed assistant manager at Exeter City in 2018 following a spell as assistant manager at Limerick.
Boyhood Blackburn Rovers fan Eric Kinder became the club’s Under-21s head coach in June 2013 when moving from Carlisle United. He had previously been at Ewood Park as Academy coach back in 2006, but rejoined the Sky Bet Championship outfit with the task of overseeing the next generation of star
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Eric Steele played for Newcastle United, Peterborough United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Watford, and Derby County. He has coached at at Huddersfield Town, Derby County, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United. In July 2015, Steele was engaged by the Football Association to coach goalkeepers across their junior teams.
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A lower division defender for much of his playing career in his home country of Italy, Gabriele Cioffi rose through the divisions to play one season in Serie A for Torino in his early 30s.
After hanging up his boots with Carpi in 2012, he stayed on at the club as assistant coach. He subsequently managed Gavorrano in the fourth tier of Italian football, before spending two years in Australia as a youth coach for Eastern United.
He has also worked as Henk Ten Cate’s assistant coach at Al Jazira Club in the UAE and as a member of Gianfranco Zola’s backroom staff at Birmingham City. He has been manager of League Two club Crawley Town since 2018.
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A versatile defender who turned out for Hibernian, Celtic and Wigan, Gary Caldwell made over 50 appearances for Scotland before hanging up his boots. Since moving into coaching in early 2015, Gary has managed Wigan, Chesterfield and Partick Thistle.
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Gary Johnson is currently manager of Torquay United. He has held the reins at many clubs over the years, collecting promotions and trophies with Yeovil Town, Bristol City and Cheltenham Town. He has also been in charge of the Latvian national team.
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Gary Rowett enjoyed a long playing career as a defender and played for all three of the clubs he has subsequently managed - Burton Albion, Birmingham City and Derby County.
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Gary Waddock returned to Aldershot Town of the National League in May, 2016.
As a player, Gary made over 500 senior appearances with spells at QPR, Luton Town, Millwall, Bristol Rovers and at Charleroi (Belgium). Additionally, he made 21 international appearances for the Republic of Ireland.
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After a spell in non-league football as the manager of Ilkeston, Strachan joined Doncaster Rovers as assistant manager to Darren Ferguson, a position he held until this summer.
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Highly decorated as a top flight player, Gordon Strachan has also achieved great success as a manager in both England and Scotland. His most recent achievement was a four-year spell in charge of the Scotland national team.
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The Former Scotland international who won 40 caps for his country, played for Scunthorpe, Preston, Luton and Burnley. His managerial career has taken him to Scunthorpe via Preston and Fleetwood.
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A UEFA A licence holder, Graham was appointed Walsall’s academy manager in November 2016. He first joined the club as an academy coach in 2000 and has also held the positions of centre of excellence manager and head of academy coaching.
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Graham Westley's most recent managerial appointment was at Barnet. Before that he was in charge at Newport County. Other league clubs to benefit from Westley's stewardship include Peterborough United, Stevenage and Preston North End.
As a player, Westley turned out for a number of clubs including QPR, Barnet, Gillingham and Wycombe Wanderers.
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When Grant McCann retired from playing he joined the coaching staff of Peterborough United, a club he had made 128 league appearances for. He was appointed manager of the club on a full-time basis in May 2016.
McCann took over at Doncaster Rovers in the summer of 2018.
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Greg Abbott led Carlisle United to Wembley in his first full season in charge – the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final against Southampton at the end of the 2008/09 campaign. As a player, he turned out for Bradford City, where he won the Division Three title in the 1984/85 season, as well as Halifax Town, Guiseley and Hull City.
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After spells as assistant manager at Swindon Town, Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur, Gus Poyet moved into the head role at Brighton and Hove Albion in 2009. His time on the south coast saw Poyet guide Brighton to promotion from League One and receive the League One Manager of the Year award. Poyet has also managed in Greece, France, Spain and China.
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Since becoming a manager in 1987, Dutchman Guus Hiddink has created an illustrious career leading clubs and countries across the globe. He is The Netherland's most decorated club manager, has led both his home country and South Korea to the semi-finals of the World Cup and Russia to the last four of the European Championships.
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Guy Whittingham is an FA coach educator. He is a holder of the Uefa Pro License and was previously the manager of Portsmouth and first team coach at Crawley.
As a player, Guy represented Portsmouth, Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday.
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As far as domestic football goes, Harry Redknapp was most recently in charge of Birmingham City, the latest in a long list of clubs - QPR, Bournemouth, West Ham United, Portsmouth, Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur as well – to have benefited from his unique, galvanising and, ultimately, success-driven managerial style.
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Iain Dowie was most recently in charge of Hull City in the Barclays Premier League.
Previously, Dowie achieved one of the most unexpected promotions of all time when he led Crystal Palace into the Premier League in 2004. The 59-cap former Northern Ireland striker played for five league clubs and has managed six in gaining experience at all levels.
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Ian Bogie is a vastly experienced coach and manager, who appeared for a number of sides during a 16-year professional career, including Newcastle United, Preston North End, Millwall, Leyton Orient and Port Vale.
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Holloway launched his managerial career with home-town Bristol Rovers in 1996 and has so far taken charge of four clubs.
In his first full season with Blackpool, Holloway remarkably guided Blackpool to the Barclays Premier League with a 3-2 play-off final victory over Cardiff City.
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Currently the manager of League One side Sunderland, Jack Ross’s playing career took in stints at Clyde, Hartlepool, Falkirk and St Mirren before he started his coaching career at Dumbarton in his native Scotland.
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Jamie Day is the manager of the Bangladesh national team, a role he has held since May 2018.
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After an impressive start to this season, Javi Gracia is currently receiving plaudits for the job he is doing with Watford. But it’s been a long road to the Premier League for the much-respected Spanish coach, who has spent much of his career in his home country.
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When Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink arrived at Burton Albion in 2014 he had only Belgian Second Division side Royal Antwerp on his managerial CV, but in his debut season at the Pirelli Stadium surpassed all expectations as the Brewers clinched promotion to Sky Bet League One for the first time in their history. Since then Hasselbaink has gone on to manage QPR and Northampton Town.
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A prolific lower league goalscorer, Hammersmith-born Gilligan found the net for a number of clubs including Cardiff City, Swansea City, Portsmouth and Watford during a 12-year professional career. He is currently Under 23s Lead Coach at Nottingham Forest.
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John Askey had a 19-year playing career at Macclesfield Town. As a manager he's had two stints in charge of The Silkmen and was most recently at Shrewsbury Town.
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After a 17-year playing career spent with Tranmere Rovers, Ipswich Town and Burnley, John McGreal started his coaching career at Colchester United, where he was appointed as a professional development coach at the club’s academy in 2009. He was appointed manager of The U's in 2016.
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After a long and distinguished playing career, which included 34 caps for the Republic of Ireland, John Sheridan has compiled a considerable managerial CV at clubs including Oldham Athletic, Chesterfield Town, Plymouth Argyle and Carlisle United.
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As a player, Whitney had been a defender who plied his trade at Huddersfield Town, Wigan Athletic, Lincoln City and Hull City. After years in coaching and sports science roles he was appointed manager of Walsall in June 2016.
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In the world of German football, the 54-year-old is regarded as ‘the Bundesliga promotion expert’ as no other coach in Germany can demonstrate a better track record.
Every club in 2. Bundesliga Luhukay has coached has achieved promotion.
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Jose Gomes is a currently the manager of EFL Championship side Reading, a role that he has held since December 2018.
He started his coaching career in his early 20s as a youth team coach in his home country of Portugal, and from 1998 to 2003 he worked as a fitness coach at various clubs, enjoying a stint at Benfica.
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Jose Mourinho has ascended from a coaching role in schools football to becoming one of the world's most recognisable football managers, winning the league in four different countries and landing the greatest prize of all, the UEFA Champions League, with two different clubs.
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Jürgen Klopp has a reputation as one of the most forward-thinking coaches in the game. The German's CV boasts promotion from 2. Bundesliga with Mainz; two Bundesliga titles, a German Cup and a UEFA Champions League final appearance during a seven-year stint at Borussia Dortmund; and final appearances in both the Europa League and Champions League with Liverpool.
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Currently manager of Leyton Orient, as a player Justin Edinburgh was an FA Cup winner with Spurs before starting his coaching career as player-manager of Billericay Town.
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Karl Robinson was appointed to his first role, as manager of the MK Dons, on May 10, 2010. This was Robinson's first spell in football management and, at that time, he became the youngest manager in English football.
Karl, a holder of the UEFA Pro License, is currently manager of Oxford United.
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Rochdale boss Keith Hill returned to Spotland for a second spell in charge in January 2013, and in his first full season in charge guided the Lancashire club back into League One, just as he had done as manager four years previously.
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A graduate of the LMA's Certificate of Applied Management at Warwick University, Jackett has enjoyed spells in charge of Watford, Wolves, Millwall, Rotherham and Portsmouth.
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Kieran Driscoll is Lead Youth Development Phase Coach 14-16 at Wigan Athletic. He has a rich seam of qualifications and badges, and in March 2014 became the youngest current UEFA A License holder with the English FA
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The former centre-back was a strong and intelligent defender who enjoyed a successful playing career before going on to hold management and coaching positions at Crystal Palace, Colchester United, Fulham, Wales and Sunderland.
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Lee Clark had a distinguished playing career at Newcastle United, Sunderland and Fulham. As a manager he has taken charge at Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City, Blackpool, Kilmarnock and Bury.
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Before being confirmed as the new manager of Bristol City Johnson managed at Barnsley and before that, Oldham Athletic, when he entered management for the first time and became the youngest manager in English football.
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Les Parry joined Accrington as Physio in March 2012.
Parry was previously the manager of Tranmere Rovers in npower League One.His appointment at Prenton Park on December 16, 2009 resulted in Parry's first managerial post.
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Luke Williams was most recently manager of Swindon Town FC.
Luke joined Swindon Town under Mark Cooper and worked as first-team coach and assistant manager before taking over first-team affairs.
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Malky Mackay was most recently performance director of the Scottish FA after a stint as manager of Wigan Athletic.
In 2012/13, Malky guided Cardiff City to promotion to the Premier League to end their 51-year absence from the top flight.
Malky is a graduate of the LMA's Certificate in Applied Management.
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Chilean Manuel Pellegrini enjoyed a successful three years in charge of Manchester City, leading the club to the Barclays Premier League title in 2013/14 and the League Cup in 2013/14 and 2015/16.
He joined City with a wealth of managerial experience accumulated in both South America and Europe, collecting numerous honours and accolades with River Plate, Villarreal, Real Madrid and Malaga. He also managed Hebei China Fortune in the Chinese Super League before returning to the Premier League with West Ham United.
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Stimson has already achieved three promotions during his managerial career and has also won The FA trophy on three occasions. Previously, Stimson reinforced his rising stock in management by guiding Gillingham back into League One in 2009. It was a third promotion for Stimson, who previously lifted Grays Athletic two levels to the Conference.
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A defender who played for Spurs, Norwich City and West Ham United, Mark Bowen began his coaching career with the Wales national side, as a member of Mark Hughes’s back room team. He has subsequently assisted Hughes and, separately, Steve Bruce at a number of Championship and Premier League clubs.
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Mark Hughes has followed up a trophy-laden playing career by making his mark as a manager. The former Manchester United striker took an unusual route by starting as an international boss with Wales, then moved into club management where he has developed a reputation for guiding "unfashionable" teams into the upper echelons of the Premier League.
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Mark Sampson was most recently the Head Coach of England Women's. In March 2015 Sampson led the England Women to success in the Cyprus Cup. In the FIFA Women's World Cup later that year Sampson led the England Lionesses to a very creditable third place.
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Warburton entered football management for the first time in 2013 as Manager of Brentford. He would go on to enjoy immediate success as he led the Club back to the second tier of English football for the first time since 1992-93 as they finished as runners up in Sky Bet League One in 2013/14.
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Martin Allen was most recently the manager of Chesterfield.
During his playing days, Allen played for QPR, West Ham United, Portsmouth, Southend United and he earned two England U21 caps. Allen played in the 1986 League Cup Final and he was part of the promotion teams of 1991 and 1993 with West Ham United.
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A respected former footballer, now a coach and television pundit renowned for his inspirational style of leadership, Martin O’Neill has won numerous major trophies and three promotions in a managerial career spanning 30 years. He is currently manager of Nottingham Forest.
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Matt Williams is head of academy coaching at Wigan Athletic having previously been one of the men charged with restoring Torquay United’s league status at the first attempt after the Devon club slipped out of Sky Bet League Two.
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Matthew Bishop is senior Football Association National Coaches Educator and has vast experience at all levels of the game.
Beginning in 2005 as a National Development Manager for the Football Association of Wales, he progressed to Senior Coaching Coordinator before taking up Assistant Manager positions at Newport County and Aldershot Town.
This wealth of experience both in the boardroom and on the training pitch makes Matthew one of the most promising and innovative figures in UK soccer coaching
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Matthew Bloxham is Professional Development Phase Coach at Under-18s level at Premier League side Cardiff City.
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Mauricio Pochettino was confirmed as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur on May 27, 2014.
Mauricio joins Spurs from Southampton where he guided them to their highest-ever Premier League finish of eighth place in 2013/14.
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Michael Appleton was confirmed as the manager of Oxford United on July 4, 2014 having previously managed Blackpool, Portsmouth and Blackburn Rovers.
Before that, Appleton was at West Bromwich Albion – a 10-year spell that saw him serve as player and first-team coach.
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Manager of League Two outfit, Newport County, Michael Flynn enjoyed four separate spells at the club as a player. Starting his coaching career while still playing for the club, he served as academy director before taking on his first management role as player-manager with Undy Athletic in the Welsh league in 2015.
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Michael’s first coaching position was at the Crystal Palace Academy in 2004. He has since coached at Nottingham Forest, Falkirk, Lincoln City, Crewe Alexandra and Burnley.
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On his appointment as Northern Ireland manager in December 2011, Michael O’Neill took over a national side ranked 87th in the world, and who hadn’t qualified for a major tournament since the 1982 World Cup finals in Spain.
Yet, on October 8, 2015, 46-year-old O’Neill and his Northern Ireland team beat Greece 3-1 to finish top of their qualifying group and secure a place in the UEFA European Championship finals for the first time in the country’s history.
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Mick McCarthy enjoyed a distinguished playing career that included 57 caps for the Republic of Ireland. His managerial career began at Millwall in 1992 and has taken in long stints at Sunderland, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Ipswich Town. Mick also managed his national team with distinction, guiding the Republic of Ireland to the 2002 World Cup finals.
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A midfielder with West Brom, Blackpool, Tranmere and Burnley, Micky Mellon turned to coaching in 2006 when he was appointed assistant manager of Lancaster City.
Becoming manager of National League side, Tranmere Rovers, he took the club back into the Football League as play-off winners in 2018.
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The newly appointed head coach of Greek Super League club AEK Athens, Miguel Cardoso has coached extensively in Spain, Ukraine and in his home country of Portugal.
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Most recently Mike Phelan was manager of Hull City, prior to that he had spells as assistant manager at Hull and Norwich City. Notably he spent 13 successful years working alongside Sir Alex Ferguson in a variety of roles at Old Trafford – as first team coach, reserve team manager, and as a long-serving assistant manager.
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Mikey Harris is professional development phase coach at Brighton, working with the U18s, a role he also performed at Portsmouth for nearly four years.
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A defender as a player, Nathan Jones began his career with Luton in 1995 but after a year at Kenilworth Road, he left for a 12-month spell in Spain, playing for Numancia and Badajoz. On returning to the UK he played for Southend, Brighton and Yeovil, winning promotion three times with Brighton.
Appointed manager of Luton Town in January 2016, he saved the club from relegation in his first season and oversaw promotion to League One a year later. He was appointed Stoke City manager in January 2019.
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Neil Lennon started his management career at Celtic in 2010 and has gone on to manage Bolton Wanderers and Hibernian. His honours include Scottish Premier League and Scottish Cup wins with Celtic, and the Scottish Championship title with Hibs.
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After making the transition into coaching, he initially worked as a goalkeeping coach at Bury and then at Scunthorpe United. He subsequently spent nearly five years at Walsall, serving as head goalkeeping coach and first team coach, before returning to West Bromwich Albion in January 2018.
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Neil Dewsnip is Head Coach to the England Under 18 Team. Previously he was Everton’s Academy Head Coach, where he oversaw the development of players such as Wayne Rooney, Jack Rodwell, Leon Osman and Ross Barkley.
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Neil Howarth was Head of Operation and Player Analysis at Sky Bet League Two side Bury.
At Cheltenham, Howarth worked as assistant to first-team manager Mark Yates, and he joined Bury in August 2014 as a key part of the coaching staff under first-team manager David Flitcroft.
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Neil Warnock is one of English soccer's most enduring managers. Since 1980 Warnock has overseen 15 clubs across all divisions. He was honoured with an LMA Special Achievement award in 2018, after becoming the first manager to win eight promotions in the professional leagues of English football.
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A double promotion-winning manager with both Southampton and Scunthorpe United, Adkins began his coaching career in the League of Wales as player-manager of Bangor City, winning the title in consecutive seasons. After a season with Shefﬁeld United, he was appointed boss of Hull City in December 2017. He is agraduate of the LMA’s Certiﬁcate in Applied Management at Warwick University.
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After a playing career that took in Nottingham Forest, Liverpool and Manchester City, Nigel Clough moved into the non-league as player-manager of Burton Albion. He led the club from the seventh tier of the English game to the brink of promotion to League Two.
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Known simply as Nuno during his playing career, Espirito Santo made a name for himself in Spain, Portugal and Russia as a goalkeeper. As a coach he has also found success in Spain and Portugal and most recently as manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers who he took from the English Championship to the Premier League.
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Six times a Premier League title winner as a player with Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was a member of United’s treble winning team of 1999, famously scoring the injury time winner in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich. On the international stage he represented Norway 67 times and played at the 1998 World Cup and at Euro 2000.
Shortly before the end of 2018, Solskjaer was appointed as caretaker manager of Manchester United. His first match in charge saw him secure a 5-1 victory over his former club, Cardiff City. It was the first time Manchester United had scored five goals or more in a Premier League fixture since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final game in charge of the club.
Such was the immediate turnaround in the team’s form, he was voted Premier League Manager of the Month for January 2019, and by the end of March, having won 14 of his 19 matches in charge, Solskjaer was appointed as Manchester United manager on a permanent basis.
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As a player, Owen Coyle made over 700 senior appearances, securing one international cap for the Republic of Ireland.
Coyle kicked off his managerial career at Falkirk as co-player-manager in 2003. He has since managed a number of clubs including Burnley, Bolton Wanderers and Houston Dynamo.
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Paul Buckle was most recently head coach of Sacramento Republic, after leaving his position as manager of Cheltenham Town.
As a player, Buckle began his playing career at Brentford and would go on to represent Wycombe, Torquay, Exeter, Northampton, Colchester, Aldershot, Weymouth and Tiverton.
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Paul Hart has played and managed at all levels during a career in which he has established a reputation for developing young talent.
The graduate of the LMA's Certificate of Applied Management at Warwick University is currently Technical Director at Notts County.
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Barnsley appointed Paul Heckingbottom as their head coach on a 12-month rolling contract in February 2016.
He led the Tykes to victory in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final and League One play-off final.
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In a playing career that included lengthy spells with St Mirren, Motherwell and Celtic, Paul Lambert won just about every domestic honour in the Scottish game, but the undoubted highlight was winning the Champions League with Borussia Dortmund in 1997.
His successes as a manager include successive promotions with Norwich City and maintaining Aston Villa's position in the top flight.
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Paul Peschisolido enjoyed an extensive playing career that earned him a tally of 118 goals for a host of English sides including Birmingham City, Stoke City, Fulham, Sheffield United and Derby County. Coaching roles have included St. Patrick’s Athletic and Burton Albion.
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Currently coach of England’s U19s, Simpson also took charge of England’s U20s last year and led the team to victory in the U20 World Cup Final in South Korea.
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As a player, Paul Sturrock was a ‘one club man’, making 385 appearances for Dundee United. He moved into management with great success north of the border, notably with St. Johnstone and Dundee United, then moved to Plymouth Argyle where he built a side that progressed from the bottom division to the Championship.
He is currently on the coaching staff back at Dundee United.
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Suckling is currently academy and goalkeeping coach at Tottenham Hotspur. During his playing days, Suckling was a highly rated keeper, representing England at U21 level and serving between the sticks for numerous clubs.
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Currently the manager of League Two side Swindon Town, Phil Brown took his coaching badges while still a player at Bolton and got his first taste of management as the club’s caretaker boss in 1999.
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Phil Parkinson became manager of Bolton in the summer of 2016 and helped the club achieve promotion to the Championship in his first season. He has previously managed at Colchester United, Hull City, Charlton Athletic and Bradford City.
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Quique Sanchez Flores enjoyed a long and successful playing career, starring as a right back for Valencia, Real Madrid and Zaragoza. He gained 15 caps for the Spanish national side and in 1995 he won the Spanish league title with Real Madrid. Currently manager of Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC, Sanchez Flores has also managed in Spain, Portugal, UAE and England.
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Richie Barker, a former Rotherham, Mansfield, Hartlepool, Macclesfield and Brighton striker was forced to retire from playing in May 2009 after a serious knee injury. He is currently assistant coach at Rotherham United. Before that he was most recently first-team coach at Charlton Athletic.
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Ricky Sbragia was confirmed as Scotland Under 21 Head Coach on the 12th August 2015, following 4 years working with the national team's Under 17 and Under 19 squads.
Sbragia, born of Italian descent, is a protege of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. After retiring as a player, he became York City's youth coach and, in 1993, inspired the club's first-ever appearance in the quarter finals of the FA Youth Cup.
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Rob Page joined Port Vale at the end of October 2014 having previously been youth team coach, assistant manager and interim manager at Vale Park. He left the club in 2016 and has since managed Northampton Town and Wales U21.
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Since taking the reins at Fiorentina in 2001, Roberto Mancini has proved himself to be an accomplished trophy collector, winning domestic cups or titles in most seasons of his managerial career. Notably he guided Internazionale to three consecutive Serie A titles and Manchester City to their first league title in 44 years.
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After success in managerial posts at Swansea, Wigan and Everton, Roberto Martinez became the head coach of the Belgium national team in 2016, guiding the Red Devils to third place in the 2018 World Cup finals.
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During a glittering playing career, at club level Ronald Koeman won two European Cups, five Dutch Championships, and four La Ligas. At international level he won the 1988 European Championships with the Netherlands.
As a manager he has seen further success at clubs including Ajax, PSV, Valencia and Southampton. He is currently manager of the Netherlands national team.
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Hodgson is a vastly experienced manager whose career spans no fewer than 20 managerial appointments across eight countries. The multi-lingual Londoner has earned an international reputation as a coach, with posts including the England and Switzerland national teams.
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Very few managers celebrate breaking records so early in their careers, but Russ Wilcox’s start to life in charge of Scunthorpe United courted headlines across the globe, as he embarked on a run of 28 games unbeaten from taking charge of The Iron on November 20, 2013. He moved on to York City in 2014.
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Twice a winner of the LMA’s League One Manager of the Year award, with Yeovil Town in 2007 and Leyton Orient in 2014, Russell Slade has managed Scarborough, Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City, Charlton Athletic, Coventry City and Grimsby Town, plus serving as caretaker manager of both Notts County and Sheffield United.
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The most decorated player in English football history, Ryan Giggs played at Manchester United for his entire professional career.
He became player-coach, caretaker manager and then assistant manager at the Manchester club, before taking the reins as Wales manager in 2018.
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One of the most respected and experienced managers in English football, Sam Allardyce has taken charge of almost 500 Premier League matches during 15 seasons in the top-flight.
Renowned for his ability to get the best out of players, he is also a forward-thinking manager, pioneering in his use of innovative technology and analysis tools to enhance team performance.
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Seamus coached at Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Leicester City, Aston Villa and Sunderland, amongst others, and joined the Republic’s coaching set-up in November 2013.
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Sean Dyche was appointed as manager of Burnley in October 2012 having previously taken charge at Watford, where he progressed to the role of first-team manager having been youth team coach and assistant manager.
Dyche has also been involved with the England Under-21 team back in 2012 as a temporary member of the backroom staff. As a player, Dyche spent the majority of his career with Chesterfield, captaining their promotion-winning team in 1995. He also achieved promotions with Millwall and Bristol City.
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As a player, Shaun Derry captained Portsmouth, Leeds United, Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers. After hanging up his boots, Derry moved successfully into management, at first with Notts County and then with Cambridge United.
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Simon Copley coaches Under-14s at the Arsenal Academy. Before that he was an Academy Manager at West Ham United, responsible for developing the next generation of talented youngsters at the east London club.
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Simon Grayson turned to coaching after a playing career that saw him grace the Premier League with Leicester City, Aston Villa and Blackburn. He has led Blackpool, Leeds United, Huddersfield and Preston to promotion to the Championship.
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Stephen Constantine has over a decade of top-level international experience, having managed the national teams of Nepal, India, Malawi and Sudan.
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After a playing career that took in lengthy periods at Bournemouth and Luton, Stephen Robinson moved into coaching with the Northern Ireland youth teams. He gained a reputation as a top coach and was appointed first team coach under Michael O’Neill, helping the Irish to the Euro 2016 finals. In March 2017 Robinson became manager of Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership.
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After a 20-year stint as a player, which included great success with Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, Steve Bruce has forged an admirable coaching career that has taken in eight clubs and seen four promotions and a trip to the FA Cup final.
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Steve Burns is an experienced football coach who enjoyed huge success as Head of Coaching at Barclays Premier League side Aston Villa.
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Following a distinguished playing career with St Mirren and Chelsea, Steve Clarke gained excellent coaching experience working alongside some highly-respected managers including Jose Mourinho, Sir Bobby Robson and Kenny Dalglish.
Since taking over at West Bromwich Albion in 2012, Clarke has become a well-regarded manager in his own right.
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Former Cheltenham Town, Burton Albion, Wimbledon and Bournemouth player Cotterill has a wealth of managerial experience.
Highlights include a five-year spell at Cheltenham that yielded three promotions and the FA Trophy. Taking Notts County to the League Two title; and winning the League One title, with a record 99 points, and the Football League Trophy with Bristol City.
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Joining Norwich City in 1996, his 10 years at Carrow Road included stints as assistant director of the academy and first team coach. Moving to Ipswich Town, his many roles have included working as first team coach. He continues to work for the club as a youth development coach.
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Steve Harrison is an experienced football coach who worked under manager Graham Taylor with the England national team.
Most recently he has had two stints as caretaker-manager of npower League One side Coventry City.
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Lomas, a holder of the Uefa Pro License, quickly established himself as one of the emerging young managers in the game after guiding St Johnstone to European qualification for two consecutive seasons, including their highest ever finish in the SPL, where they finished third in 2012/13.
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After coaching and management stints at Sittingbourne, Hastings United, Ashford Town and Bromley, Lovell was appointed manager of Gillingham in late 2017, having previously served the club in two spells as caretaker manager and also as first team coach. He was named League One Manager of the Month for January 2018.
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Steve Sutton was most recently goalkeeping coach at Championship club Nottingham Forest.
A former top-flight keeper, Sutton hung up his gloves at the age of of 37. He took up coaching posts at Leeds United and Notts County before finding his way back to Forest in 2006.
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Steve Tilson was most recently the manager of Canvey Island.
Previously, Tilson was the 5th longest serving manager in English football before parting with Southend United in July 2010.
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Ahead of the 2018–19 season, Gerrard was appointed manager of Scottish giants, Rangers, signing a four-year deal. He made his senior managerial debut on July 12, when he led Rangers to a 2–0 Europa League win over Macedonian side Shkupi.
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The Current manager of Carlisle United, Steven has previously managed in Scotland with Falkirk and in the Football League with Coventry City and Fleetwood Town.
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Stuart McCall enjoyed his first taste of management while still a player with Bradford City, the club he represented nearly 450 times. He has since managed Motherwell, Rangers and Bradford again. He joined Scunthorpe in August 2018.
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Stuart Pearce began his playing career at Wealdstone in 1982 before going on to play for Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United, West Ham United and Manchester City. He has managed Forest and Manchester City as well as the England Under-21s and the Great Britain team at the 2012 London Olympics. Most recently he assisted David Moyes at West Ham.
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One of the most iconic footballers of his generation, Terry Butcher accepted his first management position with top-flight Coventry City just months after reaching the World Cup semi-finals with England in 1990. At 31, he was the youngest manager in the Football League.
He went on to manage Sunderland in the Premier League, Brentford and Newport County in the Football League, and Sydney in the Australian A-League.
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Terry Skiverton has been with Yeovil for over a decade, when in his testimonial year, he was offered the chance to take over the first team management duties, whilst still a player.
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Currently assistant manager of Aberdeen in the Scottish Premier League, Tony Docherty began his coaching career in 2002 at Falkirk, initially as a community coach but later as assistant manager.
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Tony began coaching with Leicester City’s academy in 2001, moving on to Sunderland, then Ipswich Town as assistant manager.
He then arrived at Watford to link up with Sean Dyche, before linking up again with Dyche as first-team coach at present club Burnley.
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Tony Mowbray is manager of Blackburn Rovers having been appointed on 22nd February 2017.
Mowbray previously managed Middlesbrough. Tony has managed at Premier League level, both in England and Scotland.
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Tony Pulis obtained his FA coaching badge at age 19, followed by his UEFA 'A' licence aged 21 – making him one of the youngest professional players ever to have completed the qualification. He had a 17-year playing career in the game before entering management in 1992. By September 2016, Tony reached his 1000th game in football management and was inducted into the LMA Hall of Fame.
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Charismatic coach Wally Downes has recently been assisting Steve Coppell managing in the Indian Super League. Prior to that he has coached at West Ham United, Southampton, Reading and Crystal Palace. He also enjoyed two years in charge of Brentford.
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Wayne Burnett is Head Coach of Tottenham Hotspur's Under 23 team having previously been in charge of non-league sides Fisher Athletic, Dulwich Hamlet and Grays Athletic as well as Dagenham & Redbridge in League 2.
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Willie Donachie was most recently assistant manager of Hartlepool United.
Donachie enjoyed a highly successful playing career which included him represting Scotland in the 1978 World Cup Finals. He went on to win 35 caps for his country.
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