1991-92 Limerick As player/manager took them to Ireland’s Premier
Division after winning the First Division.
1992 Preston NE A brief spell as caretaker manager before being
replaced by John Beck.
1994-96 Blackpool Turned round club’s fortunes by leading them to third
in what is now League One before losing in play-offs. Sacked the next season
for failing to secure promotion to Division 1. Win 43 per cent.
1997-99 Notts County Joined in January 1997 but was too late to save
the team from relegation to the old division three . Won the league the next
season, by 19 points, and became the first post-War team to secure promotion
by end of March. Win 39 per cent.
1999-2000 Bolton Reached FA Cup semi-final in first season, as well as
Championship play-offs. Promoted via play-offs the next season. Lost 2004
League Cup final to Middlesbrough, and secured UEFA Cup football the next
year. Win 41 per cent.