Welsh former soccer player who won the Football League Third Division with Bournemouth during the 1986-1987 season. As a manager he was named Premier League Manager of the Season in 2013-14 with Crystal Palace. In 2017, he began managing Middlesbrough F.C.
He was born in Pillgwenlly and played youth soccer for Newport YMCA and Bristol Rovers.
He scaled Mount Kilimanjaro all the way to the top in support of the Donna Louise Trust charity.
He married Debs Pulis in 1982 and he has a son named Anthony and a daughter named Stephanie. His brother Ray has been chairman of Pill AFC.
He managed Tom Ince as the manager for Crystal Palace.