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.
Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway is one of the most charismatic figures in the game, and joining the south London club in November 2012 saw the 50-year-old take charge of his sixth professional side.
Simon Grayson is manager of Sky Bet League One side Preston North End, having joined the Lancashire club in February 2013.
Keith Hill is in his second spell at Sky Bet League Two side Rochdale having previously managed the Lancashire club between 2006 and 2011.
Stuart Gray is a coach at npower Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.
Steve Harrison is an experienced football coach who worked under manager Graham Taylor with the England national team.
Jamie Hoyland is Academy Manager at Sheffield United, overseeing the next breed of talented youngsters to emerge from Bramall Lane.
Liam Bramley, a UEFA A-licence coach, began as an apprentice footballer at Rotherham United, but after dropping into the non-league game, chose to study Sports Science at Northumbria University.
Simon Hollyhead is Assistant Manager with Swedish giants Malmö FF. He is in his third season since joining them in 2010, working alongside first-team managers Roland Nilsson and, latterly, Rikard Norling.
Paul Hart became Academy Director at Charlton Athletic in June 2011, with the task of bringing through the next generation of footballer from a club that, in recent years, has provided an impressive array of young stars.