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List of notable or famous coaches from England, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in England and even some popular coaches who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from England is included when available.

List people include Bob Woolmer, Iain Dowie and many more.

This historic coaches from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from England?" These prominent coaches of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English coaches.

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Bobby Robson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 76 (1933-2009) Sir Robert William "Bobby" Robson, CBE was an English footballer and football manager. His career included periods playing for and later managing the England national football team. ...more

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Bob Woolmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 59 (1948-2007) Robert Andrew Woolmer was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator. He played in 19 Test matches and 6 One Day Internationals for England and ...more

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Hope Powell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 52 Hope Patricia Powell CBE is an English former international footballer who was the coach of the England women's national football team and the Great Britain women's Olympic football team until ...more

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Gary Ablett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Gary Ablett Dec. at 47 (1965-2012) Gareth Ian "Gary" Ablett was an English professional footballer and manager. He played as a defender from 1985 until 2001. He spent nine years with Liverpool, and went on to win the FA ...more

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Bob Fulton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 68 Robert "Bob" Fulton AM is a retired Australian rugby league football player, coach and commentator. Fulton played, coached, selected for and has commentated on the game with great ...more

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Gary Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Gary Johnson age 63 Gary Stephen Johnson is an English football manager and former player who is currently the manager of League Two side Cheltenham Town. Johnson was formerly with Cambridge United, Kettering Town, ...more

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Herbert Chapman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 56 (1878-1934) Herbert Chapman was an English association football player and manager. Though he had an undistinguished playing career, he went on to become one of the most successful and influential managers ...more

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Tony Mowbray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 55 Anthony Mark "Tony" Mowbray is an English former professional football player and the current manager of Coventry City. Mowbray played for Middlesbrough, Celtic and Ipswich Town as a ...more

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Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 48 Alan Shearer OBE, DL is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and for the England ...more

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Basil D'Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 80 (1931-2011) Basil Lewis D'Oliveira CBE, known affectionately around the world as "Dolly", was a South African cricketer who played for England. D'Oliveira was classified as 'coloured' under the ...more

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John Barnes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 55 John Charles Bryan Barnes MBE is a Jamaican-born English former footballer and manager, who currently works as a commentator and pundit for ESPN and SuperSport. During his playing career, Barnes ...more

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Simon Easterby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 43 Simon Easterby is a former Irish rugby union footballer. He is currently the forwards coach for the Ireland national rugby union team.

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Brian Clough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 69 (1935-2004) Brian Howard Clough, OBE was an English football player and manager. As a player Clough was a prolific goalscorer with Middlesbrough and Sunderland, scoring 251 league goals from 274 starts. He ...more

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David Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 71 David Lloyd is an English former cricketer who played county cricket for Lancashire and Test and One Day International cricket for England. He also played semi-professional football for ...more

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Ray Hudson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 63 Ray Hudson, is a retired professional football player and former coach who currently works as an English-language football commentator on beIN Sport.

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Mike Catt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 47 Michael John "Mike" Catt OBE is a South African-born former English rugby union footballer who played for London Irish and Bath. He earned 75 international caps for England and played ...more

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Chris Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 48 Christopher John Adams is a former English first-class cricketer who briefly represented his nation at Test and One Day International level. An aggressive right-handed batsman, occasional ...more

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David Platt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 52 David Andrew Platt is an English former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder. Most recently he was Assistant Manager at Manchester City until his ...more

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Graham Gooch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 65 Graham Alan Gooch OBE DL is a former English cricketer who captained Essex and England. He was one of the most successful international batsmen of his generation, and through a career spanning ...more

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Ashley Giles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 45 Ashley Fraser Giles MBE is an English retired cricketer. Giles played the entirety of his 14-year first-class career at Warwickshire County Cricket Club. He played 54 Test matches and 62 One Day ...more

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Harry Redknapp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 72 Henry James "Harry" Redknapp is an English football manager and former player, who was most recently manager of Premier League club Queens Park Rangers, until his resignation in ...more

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Bob Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 77 Robert "Bob" Primrose Wilson OBE is a former Scotland international football goalkeeper and later broadcaster and is noted for creating the charity the Willow Foundation As a player, ...more

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Alan Butcher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 65 Alan Raymond Butcher is a former English cricketer who is part of a family known for its strong cricketing connections. Although only selected to play for England on one occasion, he was lauded ...more

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Steve Bruce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Coaches from England
age 58 Stephen Roger "Steve" Bruce is an English football manager and former player who is currently the manager at Hull City. Born in Corbridge, Northumberland, he was a promising schoolboy ...more

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Alf Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Coaches from England
Dec. at 79 (1920-1999) Sir Alfred Ernest "Alf" Ramsey was an English footballer and manager of the English national football team from 1963 to 1974. His greatest achievement was winning the 1966 World Cup ...more