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Gareth Southgate

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Full nameGareth Southgate
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Gareth Southgate (born 3 September 1970) in Crawley, West Sussex is a retired English footballer and manager. He served as manager of Middlesbrough from June 2006, until he was dismissed in October 2009. He features as a pundit on ITV Sport, and is the Football Association head of elite development working alongside Trevor Brooking.

His highest achievements in the sport were winning the League Cup with both Aston Villa and Middlesbrough (as captain), and captaining Crystal Palace to win the First Division championship. He also reached an FA Cup and UEFA Cup final as a player, and made 57 appearances for the England national team, featuring in the 1998 FIFA World Cup and both the 1996 and 2000 European Championships. His playing career ended in May 2006 after more than 500 league appearances when he was appointed Middlesbrough manager.


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