Clearing defensive danger - Issue 10 (May 2011)
As a player, John Sheridan was a lively and dynamic midfielder, whose craft in the centre of the park saw him gain international recognition with the Republic of Ireland, notably at the 1990 and 1994 World Cups.
At club level, he turned out for Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United, Bolton Wanderers, Doncaster Rovers and Oldham Athletic, and had a brief spell under Brian Clough at Nottingham Forest.
Sheridan took on his first coaching role at Oldham in 2006 and immediately impressed. Over the following seasons he consistently placed the club near the top of League One.
Joining Chesterfield in June 2009, his new side finished eighth in his first season in charge, though this term they took npower League Two by storm, securing a return to League One after a gap of four years.
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