Stuart Pearce MBE is an English football manager and player. Pearce was the manager of the England national under-21 team from 2007 to 2013 and also managed the Great Britain Olympic football team at the 2012 Olympics. As a player, Pearce played as a defender and appeared for Wealdstone, Coventry City, Newcastle United, West Ham United and Manchester City, but is best known for his spell at Nottingham Forest, where he regularly captained the team and became the club's most capped International, making 76 of his 78 appearances for England while with the club and captaining the national side on nine occasions. He retired as a player in 2002 while at Manchester City. He remained with Manchester City as a coach under Kevin Keegan's managership until being promoted to the manager's job, which he held from 2005 to 2007.
About Stuart Pearce
Soccer manager and former player who coached the English Under-21 squad from 2007 to 2013. As a player, he was named to the Football League First Division PFA Team of the Year in five straight seasons.
He attended Claremont High School in Kenton and began his playing career with Wealdstone in 1978.
He is a huge fan of punk rock and is seen on the inside cover of the album God's Lonely Men by the band The Lurkers.
His brother Dennis is a politician in the British National Party.
He has managed English defender Danny Collins at Nottingham Forest.
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