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THE FUTURE FOOTBALL AGENCY

FOOTBALL INSIDERS: DANNY WILSON

Meet The Fans’ Agency’s newest signing: Danny Wilson.

Danny brings a wealth of football knowledge and experience to TFA, having clocked up more than 600 games as a professional and 1,000 games plus as a manager.

A former League Managers’ Association Manager Of The Year, two-time winner of the League Cup and the man who masterminded Barnsley’s promotion to the Premier League, Danny is heading up player acquisition and player care at TFA and has already been clocking up the miles as he meets potential stars up and down the country.

TFA’s Gareth Roberts caught up with Danny for our first ever Football Insiders podcast and spoke to the ex-midfielder about his playing days, winning at Wembley, the move into management, becoming the only man to manage Sheffield Wednesday AND Sheffield United and what it was like to manage the maverick talent of Paolo Di Canio

Danny also revealed more about his role at TFA, and why he has decided to swap the touchline for this new challenge.

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Player Stats

Clubs: Wigan Athletic, Bury, Chesterfield, Nottingham Forest, Scunthorpe United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Luton Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley.

Games: 634

Goals: 97

International caps: 24 (Northern Ireland)

International goals: 1

Honours: Anglo-Scottish Cup 1980-81; League Cup 1987-88, 1990-91.

Manager Stats

Clubs: Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Bristol City, Milton Keynes Dons, Hartlepool United, Swindon Town, Sheffield United, Barnsley, Chesterfield.

Games: 1,059

Honours: Promotion to Premier League 1996-97 with Barnsley; LMA Manager of the Year 1996-97; Football League Trophy 2002-03 with Bristol City; Promotion to Football League One 2006-07 with Hartlepool United.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Colorsport/REX/Shutterstock (3048176a)
Danny Wilson the Sheffield Wednesday Manager Wimbledon v Sheffield Wednesday FA Carling Premiership 19/9/98 Great Britain London
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