Glenn Roeder Factfile

Glenn Roeder Factfile Age: 51Born: Woodford, Essex.Playing career: Leyton Orient (74-78), QPR (78-84), Newcastle (84-89), Watford (89-92), Gillingham (92 player-manager).

Glenn Roeder Factfile

Age: 51

Born: Woodford, Essex.

Playing career: Leyton Orient (74-78), QPR (78-84), Newcastle (84-89), Watford (89-92), Gillingham (92 player-manager).

Managerial career:

1992-93: Sacked by Gillingham after losing 22 of 35 games in charge, narrowly escaping relegation.

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1993-96: Almost takes Watford to the play-offs in his second season, but sacked after a poor third season saw the Hornets near the foot of the table.

1997-98: Assistant to Chris Waddle at Burnley, left when Waddle resigned.

1999-01: Coach at West Ham.

2001/02: Takes over as West Ham manager after Harry Redknapp's departure, leading the Hammers to seventh place in his first season.

2002/03: Taken to hospital for tests after being taken ill following a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough and is out for over a month following brain surgery. West Ham are eventually relegated that season.

2003: Released from his contract following a poor three game start in Division One.

June 2005: Following nearly two years out of the game Roeder is appointed Academy manager at Newcastle.

February 2006: Takes over as temporary first-team manager at Newcastle following the sacking of Graeme Souness.

May 2006: Appointed full-time manager after a seventh place finish and subsequent Intertoto Cup success qualifies them for the UEFA Cup.

2007: Newcastle crash out of the UEFA Cup on away goals to Holland's AZ Alkmaar leading to Roeder resigning on May 6.

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