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Chris Powell

Personal information
Full nameChristopher George Robin Powell
Date of birth8 September 1969(age 47)
Place of birthLambeth, England
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionLeft back
Club information
Current clubCharlton Athletic (manager)

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Christopher George Robin "Chris" Powell (born 8 September 1969) is an English football manager and retired player, who had a long career as a left back, crowned by five caps for the English national team. He is currently manager of Charlton Athletic, where he had three successful spells as a player over eight seasons.

He served as chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association from November 2005 until he retired. He finished his playing career at Leicester City where he then became a first team coach. In October 2009 he was named as one of 50 ambassadors for England's 2018 World Cup bid.

At the age of 40 in February 2009, Powell said he still loves playing football.


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