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Former Professional Football player, Chief scout, Coach and Manager
Brian made his league debut for Arsenal at 17 years of age, he then went on to play over 300 professional games at various different clubs. He achieved three promotions as a player, and played in Europe for Arsenal.
Brian then transitioned from being a player, to a National level football manager. After working his way through the ranks, Brian joined Reading FC and soon became their first team manager. In 2012, Brian won championship manager of the year after getting Reading promoted to the Premier league as champions.
Brian also has experience of being a senior international scout, working for Arsenal in 2015.
With vast experience as a player, scout and manager, Brian makes for a fantastic mentor. He is passionate in helping both players and coaches find their way within the game.
Former Professional Football Player, Coach and Assistant Manager
Steven began his playing career at Millwall FC, before a move to the Premier League where he spent the next 12 years at various different top flight clubs. Whilst playing elite level football Steven also earned 23 caps for Rep of Ireland and played in the 2002 World Cup.
Steven’s coaching career began at Reading FC along with Steve Clarke, helping them to a championship play-off final before moving on to Crystal Palace FC alongside Roy Hodgson. He then helped the Scotland national team to their first tournament in 22 years at the 2021 EUROS. Steven’s success then continued at club level as he helped Nottingham Forest return to the Premier League after 23 years.
After promotion, Steven decided to pursue a career in Wellbeing & Counselling studies, helping others in sport & beyond, deal with the challenges of elite performance.