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Glynn Snodin profile

10 January 2019

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New manager John Sheridan has brought in Glynn Snodin as his assistant manager. We take a look at Snodin's career in the game...

Snodin’s career started at Doncaster Rovers where he spent eight years, making 309 appearances and scoring 59 goals from midfield.

He then moved to Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United - spending time on loan at Oldham Athletic and Rotherham United during his time at Elland Road -before moving north of the border to join Hearts.

After one season in Scotland, Snodin moved back down to Yorkshire where he played for Barnsley before calling time on his 20-year career in 1997 with Gainsborough Trinity, making 128 appearances and scoring 67 goals in a two-year period.

During his time at Gainsborough, Snodin started his coaching career, forming the 'Glynn Snodin Soccer Academy' and became a scout for Carlisle United whilst taking his coaching badges and then following Mick Wadsworth to Scarborough as youth-team coach.

Snodin’s first role as assistant-manager was with Doncaster with his brother Ian.

In 2000, he took charge of with Charlton Athletic reserves, guiding them to the Reserve League title in 2004 and 2005.

After completing his UEFA Pro Licence in 2006, he moved to Southampton to become first-team coach and was made Northern Ireland's assistant-manager under Nigel Worthington the following year.

After a stint as a coach at West Ham, Snodin went back to his former club Leeds in 2009, becoming assistant-manager to Simon Grayson and helping them gain promotion from League One.

Snodin later assisted Grayson Huddersfield Town, Preston North End, Sunderland and Bradford City.

The 58-year-old is now relishing the challenge he faces with Sheridan to improve Chesterfield's fortunes.

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