Coaching Masterclass – Steve McClaren

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Steve McClaren is an English former footballer and current head coach at Newcastle United F.C. McClaren played for several clubs including Hull City, Derby County, Lincoln City, Bristol City and Oxford United.

After retiring from playing McClaren began his coaching career as a youth and reserve team coach at Oxford before he moved back to Derby County in 1995, where he was assistant manager. In early 1999, McClaren moved to Manchester United as assistant to Alex Ferguson winning the famous ‘Treble’ in his first half season.

McClaren later went to manage at football clubs including Middlesbrough, FC Twente, VfL Wolfsburg, Nottingham Forest, Derby County the England national team and now Newcastle United.

McClaren developed the reputation as one of the most tactically astute coaches in the country.

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