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List of notable or famous coaches from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in the United Kingdom and even some popular coaches who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British 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 the United Kingdom is included when available.

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

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Ade Mafe


Adeoye "Ade" Mafe is a retired English sprinter. He is currently unemployed and has previously worked for Chelsea, Millwall, Milton Keynes Dons, West Bromwich Albion and Watford. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Isleworth, London, United Kingdom

Alan Curbishley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from the United Kingdom
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Llewellyn Charles "Alan" Curbishley is an English former football player and manager. He played, as a midfielder for West Ham United, Birmingham City, Aston Villa, Charlton Athletic and Brighton & Hove Albion and has worked in the Premier League in management roles at Charlton Athletic and West Ham United. In December 2013 he was appointed technical director at Fulham only to be removed from the role in February 2014. He again joined Fulham's coaching staff in March 2015. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Forest Gate, England

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Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from the United Kingdom
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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 national team. He was widely regarded as one of the world's best strikers, being both Newcastle's and the Premier League's record goalscorer. Since retiring as a player in 2006, Shearer has worked as a television pundit for the BBC. In 2009, he briefly left his BBC role to become Newcastle United's manager in the last eight games of their 2008–09 season, in an unsuccessful attempt to save them from relegation. A native of Newcastle upon Tyne, Shearer made his professional debut with English top-flight ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Gosforth, United Kingdom

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Alan Victor Tait is a Scottish dual-code rugby footballer and coach. He was until January 2012, head coach at Newcastle Falcons and a former rugby league and rugby union footballer who played outside centre for Scotland and the British and Irish Lions. He played club rugby for Kelso and the Newcastle Falcons. Tait changed codes twice in his life, once going from rugby union to rugby league, and then going the other way after union became professional during the mid-1990s. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Kelso, United Kingdom

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