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Clarence Seedorf

Starting point

Clarence Seedorf was a Champions League winner with Ajax, Real Madrid and AC Milan. Most recently the head coach of Cameroon, he reveals the process behind starting his coaching career back in Italy
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Jason Euell

Changing stripes

Former Wimbledon, Charlton and Middlesbrough forward Jason Euell has recently joined the England Under-20 set-up. He talks about his coaching career at The Valley, and linking up with old pals Chris Powell and Gareth Southgate
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Juan Pablo Ángel

Ready for adventure

Juan Pablo Ángel spent six happy seasons with Aston Villa in the Premier League. Here, he talks of the playing career that started and finished in his native Colombia, via River Plate in Argentina
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Javier Saviola

Watching and learning

Javier Saviola played for both Barcelona and Real Madrid during a successful playing career, and is now preparing for a career in management. He tells The Coaches’ Voice about the influences he plans to use as a coach – and what makes Marcelo Bielsa so special
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John Toshack

Shankly’s recipe

Former Real Madrid and Wales boss John Toshack played for a Liverpool team managed by Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley. He talks about the influence of the famed Boot Room on his own first steps into coaching at Swansea City
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Xabi Alonso

Ready to absorb

As he begins his first senior coaching role at Real Sociedad, Xabi Alonso looks back on a playing career that saw him play alongside Steven Gerrard at Liverpool and Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid. He also reflects on famous rivalries with Frank Lampard at Chelsea, and the great Barcelona of Pep Guardiola
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Michael Appleton

Obsession

West Bromwich Albion coach Michael Appleton reflects on his journey through the Manchester United academy, and how his time as a player under Sir Alex Ferguson shaped him as a coach
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Gary Rowett

Quick learner

Former Birmingham City, Derby County and Stoke City manager Gary Rowett on the steep learning curve of his first job as number one at Burton Albion
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Markus Babbel

Paradise city

Western Sydney Wanderers head coach Markus Babbel on the painful memories of a Champions League final with Bayern Munich – and why his time at Liverpool FC had to come to an end
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