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Gus Poyet

Gus Poyet
Poyet in 2011
Personal information
Full nameGustavo Augusto Poyet Domínguez
Date of birthNovember 15, 1967(age 48)
Place of birthMontevideo, Uruguay
Height1.88 m
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubBrighton & Hove Albion (manager)

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Gustavo Augusto Gus Poyet Domínguez (-esˈpoʝei; born November 15, 1967) is a former Uruguay international footballer and current manager of English side Brighton & Hove Albion.

During his playing career, Poyet featured for teams including Real Zaragoza, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

After his playing career ended he moved into coaching, with spells as assistant manager to Dennis Wise at Swindon Town and Leeds United. Poyet was also assistant manager to Juande Ramos at Tottenham.

His son Diego currently plays for the academy of Charlton Athletic and the England national under-16 football team.

On 23 May 2011, Poyet was voted LMA League One Manager of the Year for his achievements in the 2010-2011 season.

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