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David O'Leary

Hard work

David O’Leary played under George Graham at Arsenal and Leeds before making the step up to manager and taking over at Aston Villa. He tells his story
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Markus Babbel

Paradise city

Markus Babbel on the painful memories of a Champions League final with Bayern Munich, and why his time at Liverpool had to end
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Dean Austin

Stepping up

After injury ended his playing career, Dean Austin transitioned to coaching, and made the step up to manager with Northampton. He revisits all
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Paul Tisdale

More than a cup run

Former Exeter and MK Dons manager Paul Tisdale took an unusual path into coaching. He revisits Team Bath’s extraordinary run to the FA Cup first round in 2002
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Tim Cahill

Opportunity seeker

Tim Cahill spent eight seasons as a player under David Moyes at Everton. As he embarks on his own coaching career, he looks back on his time at Goodison Park
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Ricardo Sá Pinto

The Lion Heart

Ricardo Sá Pinto faced Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and Rivaldo as a player, and has managed in Portugal, Greece and Serbia. He revisits an eventful career
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Always learning

Kit Symons revisits managing Fulham and his spells as Chris Coleman’s assistant with Wales and Sunderland, and in China with Hebei Fortune
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Ryan Giggs

Seeing things differently

Ryan Giggs  talks about his late-career shift into central midfield with Manchester United, and how that influenced his move into coaching
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Chris Powell

First taste

Chris Powell revisits the time spent at Leicester under Nigel Pearson and Sven-Göran Eriksson that prepared him for his success at Charlton
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