Sam Allardyce was unveiled as the new manager of West Ham United on June 1, 2011.
Gary Bowyer was forced to retire from playing professionally at the age of just 26, due to injury.
Gary Rowett was a skilful yet powerful defender who played for a number of top clubs, including Everton, Derby County, Birmingham City, Leicester City and Charlton Athletic.
Richard Money is a vastly experienced coach and football manager who, after a 17-year playing career, took his first steps into
management with Scunthorpe United in 1987, initially on a caretaker basis, then as full-time boss six years later.
Tim Coe is Chief Scout at Barclays Premier League side Crystal Palace.
Henning Berg is best known for the seven years he spent with Blackburn Rovers, across two spells.
Former Republic of Ireland international Chris Hughton concluded a marvellous 16-year playing career in 1993 having starred at the top level for West Ham United and, notably, Tottenham Hotspur, totalling 398 appearances.
Mick McCarthy is one of the most respected managers in the Barclays Premier League, thanks in no small part to his direct and honest approach to the game.
Darren Ferguson’s Peterborough United side are hotly tipped to make a return to the Sky Bet Championship this season having been relegated back to League One on the final day of last season in cruel circumstances.
At the age of 27, Michael Appleton’s playing career was cruelly cut short, after the former Manchester United trainee was forced to admit defeat in a twoyear battle against a posterior cruciate knee ligament injury.