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Wally Downes - West Ham United

WALLY DOWNES

UEFA PRO LICENCE COACH - Former West Ham United FC 1st Team Coach (Premier League) & Brentford FC 1st Team Manager (League One)

GO PRO FOOTBALL HEAD COACH

• UEFA PRO LICENCE Coach (the highest coaching qualification available)

• 2013-2014 Queens Park Rangers FC 1ST Team Defensive Coach assisting 1st team Manager Harry Redknapp (Championship)

• 2010-2013 West Ham United FC 1ST Team Coach assisting 1st team Manager Sam Allardyce (Premier League / Championship)

• 2009-2010 Southampton FC Backroom staff assisting 1st team Manager Alan Pardew (League One)

• 2005-2009 Reading FC 1ST Team Defensive Coach assisting 1st team Manager Steve Coppell (Championship)

• 2002-2004 Brentford FC 1ST Team Manager (League One)

• 2000-2002 Brentford FC 1ST Team Assistant Manager (League One)

• 1988-2000 Crystal Palace FC (Coaching Staff)

Former Professional Football Player:

Wally Downes started his football career as an apprentice with Wimbledon FC. Downes was Wimbledon’s first ever full-time Football League apprentice. Downes was a key player in the Wimbledon FC legacy (nicknamed the “crazy gang”) that saw the club promoted through the English Football leagues from the Fourth to the First Division in under ten years. In 1979, at the humble age of 17, Downes scored on his football league debut against Barnsley FC.
Downes usually played as a midfielder and made over 200 appearances for Wimbledon FC.

In 1988, Downes was signed by Sheffield United FC where he teamed up with his former Wimbledon manager Dave Bassett.

Chris Hargreaves - Torquay United

CHRIS HARGREAVES

UEFA PRO LICENCE COACH & FORMER TORQUAY UNITED FC 1ST TEAM MANAGER

GO PRO FOOTBALL HEAD COACH

• UEFA PRO LICENCE Coach (the highest coaching qualification available)

• 2012-2014 AFC Bournemouth First Team Coach (Championship - English Football League)

• 2014-2015 Torquay United FC 1ST Team Manager (English Football League 2)

Former Professional Football Player:

Chris Hargreaves began as a youth team player at Everton but came back to his home town club Grimsby Town as a trainee with June 1988, turning professional in December 1989. Hargreaves then had a loan spell with Scarborough in March 1993, before leaving Grimsby to join Hull City in July 1993 for a fee of £50,000.
Hargreaves moved to West Bromwich Albion on a free transfer in July 1995 subsequently going out on loan to Hereford United in February 1996 until the end of the season when he moved to Hereford on a free transfer. Hargreaves’ next move was in July 1998 when he joined Plymouth Argyle on a free transfer. Hargreaves was a regular in the Argyle side, leaving to join Northampton Town on a free transfer in June 2000. He was Northampton's player of the year in the 2001-02 season, signing a new two-year contract in July 2002.
Chris Hargreaves made over 150 league appearances for Northampton, leaving to join Brentford in June 2004. Hargreaves joined Oxford United on free transfer in July 2005, remaining with Oxford after their relegation to the Conference in 2006. Hargreaves then signed for Torquay United in June 2007. On 17th May 2009, Hargreaves scored Torquay's first goal as he captained them in a 2–0 victory over Cambridge United in the Conference National play-off final at Wembley. The victory earned them promotion to The Football League.
In January 2010 Hargreaves completed a return to Oxford United, where he won promotion out of the Conference for the second successive season.
In 2012, Hargreaves was offered the U21’s development coaches role at AFC Bournemouth and subsequently became the 1st team coach and assistant manager to AFC Bournemouth’s first team manager Eddie Howe.
On 6 January 2014, Hargreaves was appointed as Torquay United 1st team manager.

Football CV:

1989–1993 Grimsby Town FC
1993 Scarborough FC (loan)
1993-1995 Hull City FC
1995-1996 West Bromwich Albion FC
1996 Hereford United FC (loan)
1996-1998 Hereford United FC
1998-2000 Plymouth Argyle FC
2000-2004 Northampton Town FC
2004-2005 Brentford FC
2005-2007 Oxford United FC
2007-2010 Torquay United FC

Chris Hargreaves has made a total of 648 professional Football League appearances in the UK!




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John Henry

UEFA A LICENCE COACH

GO PRO Football Coach

• UEFA A Licence (the highest coaching qualification available)

• UEFA B Licence (Level 2 and 3)

• Scottish Youth Award (level 4)

• Present (2016) Ayr United FC 1ST Team Assistant Manager (Scottish League 1)

• 2013-2014 Wigan Athletic FC Reserve Team & Development Coach

• 2010-2012 Bolton Wanderers FC Reserve Team Coach

• 2009- 2010 Burnley FC Development Coach & Assistant Reserve Team Coach

• 2007-2009 Partick Thistle FC (Scottish Premiership) U 19’s & 1st Team Coach

• HNC in Sports Coaching with Development of Sport


Former Professional Football Player:

John turned pro in December 1990 after completing a two year apprenticeship with his hometown team Clydebank FC in the old Scottish 1st Division. John spent most of his career playing as a central midfielder and played as a striker in his first full season as a first team player. John then moved to Kilmarnock FC for a then club record fee of £175,000 in 1994, spending 5 seasons playing in the Premier League before moving to Falkirk FC for £100,000 in 1999.

Football CV:

Jan 2007- May 2007 Dumbarton FC (3rd Division)
2006- 2007 Queen of the South FC (1st Division)
2005- 2006 St Johnstone FC (1st Division)
2002- 2004 Falkirk FC (1st Division)
2001- 2002 Airdrie FC (1st Division)
1999- 2001 Falkirk FC (1st Division)
1994- 1999 Kilmarnock FC (Premier Division)
1990- 1994 Clydebank FC (1st Division)

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Håkan Juhlin

UEFA PRO LICENCE COACH

GO PRO Football Head of Operations in Sweden & European Football Consultant

• UEFA PRO Licence Coach (the highest coaching qualification available)

• GO PRO Football Head of Operations in Sweden

• Swedish Premier League (Allsvenskan ) Coach for Örebro SK

• 28 Years coaching experience

• Head coach for young players 12-19 years in the Örebro SK Academy and also for the Örebro SK Senior A-team (Pro 1st team)

• 2006-2007 Örebro SK Assistant Manager

• 2007-2011 Örebro SK Reserve Team Manager

• Coach/trainer on Swedish National Youth Team Camps

• Played Pro Division 2 football in Sweden, before retiring due to injury

• Wide network of European Football League contacts & highly respected Swedish Coach

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Carlos Roberto Paulette

UEFA A LICENCE COACH

GO PRO Football Coach

• UEFA A Licence (the highest coaching qualification available)

• Countless other Coaching qualifications across teaching and actual practice

• Southend United U18’s & Reserve team Coach

• Charlton Athletic FC - Youth Development U 13’s to U18’s

• Tottenham Hotspur FC – Educating Scholars

• Coach for Ivorian Lique 1 side stella club d’adjamé

• A degree in Sports Psychology

• A degree in the Training of coaches awarded by the English FA

• A diploma in training lecturers for Universities from City and Guilds in the United Kingdom.

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Jason Brooks

UEFA A LICENCE COACH

Go Pro Football Coach

• UEFA Qualified Coach

• Former Bolton Wanderers FC Academy Coach

• Developed, coached & worked with numerous academy players.

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Jordan Slew

GO PRO Football Talent ID Scout

Professional Football Player (English Championship)

Pro Playing Career: Blackburn Rovers FC & Sheffield United FC

• 2010-2011 Sheffield United FC

• 2011-2014 Blackburn Rovers FC

• 2012 Stevenage FC (loan)

• 2012 Oldham Athletic FC (loan)

• 2013 Rotherham United FC (loan)

• 2014 Ross County FC (loan), Port Vale FC (loan)

• 2015 Cambridge United FC

• 2016 Chesterfield FC

• 2016 Plymouth Argyle FC

• 2017 Rochdale A.F.C.

• National Team- England U19

Football - The Skrill Premier - Lincoln City v Gateshead - Tuesday 10th December 2013 - Gelder Group Sincil Bank Stadium - Lincoln

Nathaniel Brown

English Football League and Non-League Scout

Lincoln City FC Vice-Captain & Go Pro Football Consultant

• Lincoln City FC Vice-Captain

• Go Pro Football Consultant

• English Football League and Non-League Scout

Pro Playing Career:

• 2000-2005 Huddersfield Town FC

• 2005-2008 Lincoln City FC

• 2008-2009 Wrexham FC

• 2008-2013 Macclesfield Town FC

• 2013-2014 Lincoln City FC

*MEDIA* Go Pro Football's England U19 International Jordan Slew (Go Pro Football Ambassador & Talent ID Scout )

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