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England legends as managers - How have they fared in their first roles?

Read Sport Logo By Ste Hoare of Read Sport | Slide 1 of 18: Former England centre-back Sol Campbell has been appointed as manager of Macclesfield Town. He takes over with the Silkmen five points adrift at the foot of League Two and it’s his job to keep them in the Football League.Campbell was one of the best defenders of his generation but being a great footballer doesn’t always lead to an ex-player becoming a great manager, but there have been cases where former England stars have gone on to do well in the dugout.In honour of the appointment of Campbell, we’ve taken a look at how some other players who once wore the Three Lions got on in their first jobs as managers.

England legends as managers - How have they fared in their first roles?

Former England centre-back Sol Campbell has been appointed as manager of Macclesfield Town. He takes over with the Silkmen five points adrift at the foot of League Two and it’s his job to keep them in the Football League. Campbell was one of the best defenders of his generation but being a great footballer doesn’t always lead to an ex-player becoming a great manager, but there have been cases where former England stars have gone on to do well in the dugout. In honour of the appointment of Campbell, we’ve taken a look at how some other players who once wore the Three Lions got on in their first jobs as managers.
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