Blind side runs - Issue 31 (February 2013)
Alan Irvine is in charge of the Everton Academy, overseeing the development of the next generation of Barclays Premier League players to emerge from Goodison Park.
The Scot, who as a pacy winger played for Queen’s Park, Everton, Crystal Palace, Dundee United and Blackburn Rovers, impressed at the Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United academies, before returning to Everton in 2002.
Spells in charge of Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday saw the 54-yearold move into the managerial hotseat, but he returned to Everton again in July 2011 to take charge of the Academy.
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