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.
After an extensive playing career, which saw him clock up over 100 goals for the likes of Manchester United, Norwich City and Rotherham United, Mark Robins moved into coaching – with Rotherham – in June 2000.
James Russell is Head of Sports Science at npower League Two side Gillingham.
Harry Redknapp was revealed as manager of QPR on November 24, taking over a club marooned at the foot of the Barclays Premier League.
Despite having never played the game professionally, MK Dons boss Karl Robinson enjoyed an eventful career in the nonleague game, scoring goals for a variety of clubs in the north-west of England, and Wales.
Uwe Rösler was confirmed as manager of npower League One side Brentford on June 10, 2011.
Darren Robinson is an emerging coach who, until recently, worked with the firstteam squad at npower Championship club Nottingham Forest.
Former professional goalkeeper Andy Quy hung up his gloves at the age of 24 after spells at Tottenham Hotspur, Derby County, Grimsby Town and Hereford United.