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Simon Grayson is the manager of Blackpool, returning to the club in July 2019 for a second spell.

Grayson has previously been in charge of Preston North End, Huddersfield, Leeds and Blackpool, winning promotion to the Championship with all three clubs, with Preston making it four promotions from the third tier for the Yorkshireman, following their play-off final victory over Swindon in May, 2015.

Known as 'Larry' after the late comedian who shared the same surname, Grayson made his name as player with Leicester City in mid 90s, before spells with Aston Villa and Blackburn, eventually finishing his playing career with Blackpool.  

Managerial Career

TeamWDLWIN%
Blackpool30350
Bradford City35621.4
Sunderland37816.7
Preston North End103755743.8
Huddersfield Town17151734.7
Leeds United84404549.7
Blackpool59515036.9
TOTAL27219318641.8

Simon Grayson Quotes

It now all boils down to a one-game season next weekend.


You always want to go into a club and leave them in a better shape than when you arrived, and I've done that with all three of mine.


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