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Who is Salford City FC manager Graham Alexander?
Graham Alexander is the current manager of Salford City, he was born on 10 October 1971 in Coventry. Alexander was previously a professional footballer playing at right back or defensive midfielder for clubs around England such as Burnley, Preston North End and Scunthorpe United.
Alexander started his career at Scunthorpe United’s academy in 1988 before breaking into the first team in 1990. Whilst at Scunthorpe United, Alexander made 159 competitive appearances scoring 18 goals over a 7 year period. In 1995, Luton Town signed Graham Alexander for £100,000 where he made 150 competitive appearances over a 4 year stint.
After leaving Luton in 1999, Graham Alexander joined Preston North End where he spent 8 years at the club making 352 appearances scoring 52 goals. In 2007, Alexander attracted interest from Burnley and Crystal Palace before joining the former for a fee of £200,000. He made 154 appearances for Burnley before making a move back to Preston North End where he retired in 2012. In his career, he also made 40 appearances for the Scottish National team between the years of 2002 and 2009 but failed to score over the 7 year stint.
In December 2012, Graham Alexander was appointed as Fleetwood Town manager and guided the club to promotion to the EFL League One in only his second season in charge. However, he was sacked in September 2015 after a poor run of results. Roughly 6 months later, Scunthorpe United picked up Alexander as their new manager. Alexander took the club to the promotion playoffs in his first season at the club but unfortunately lost to Milwall 3-2 on aggregate. In March 2018, he parted ways with the club after an unsuccessful season at the club.
In May 2018, Graham Alexander was appointed manager of Salford City FC replacing joint managers Bernard Morley and Anthony Johnson. In his opening season, Alexander took the club to the promotion playoffs of which they won and gained promotion to the EFL League Two for the first time in the club’s history. The Salford City fans will be hoping Alexander can guide the club through the ranks of English Football with hugely ambitious owners in Peter Lim, Phil Neville, Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and David Beckham all willing to invest money into the club.