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Neil McDonald

First Team Coach



Date of birth


Neil McDonald was confirmed as First Team Coach in May 2021 as part of Head Coach Matthew Taylor's backroom staff.

McDonald has previously managed Carlisle United, Blackpool, Limerick and Swedish club Ostersunds. 

He also coached in the Premier League with Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United, working under Sam Allardyce. 

McDonald also had a brief spell at Swindon Town under Phil Brown and working with Taylor who was there as a player. 

During his playing career, McDonald represented Newcastle United, Everton, Oldham Athletic, Bolton Wanderers and Preston North End.