Former soccer midfielder and defender who then became a successful manager; made his managerial debut in 1997 for Blackpool, and managed Norwich City from 2000 to 2006.
He made 338 appearances for Sheffield Wednesday between 1984 and 1994.
He became a player-manager during his final years as a member of Blackpool.
He was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
His cousin, Brendan Rodgers, also became a successful manager.