Former soccer player and manager who became a Football League Second Division champion with Reading FC. As a manager for Bradford City he finished as runner-up in the 2013 Football League cup.
He was born in Chorley and played his youth career at Southampton.
He was Reading FC's Player of the Year for the 1997-1998 and 1998-1999 seasons.
He has been married and has children.
He and Adam le Fondre have both been named as Reading FC's PLayer of the Year.