Michael Appleton
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Personal information
Full name Michael Antony Appleton
Date of birth 2 December 1975 (1975-12-02) (age 45)
Place of birth    Salford, Flag of England England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of England Lincoln City (manager)
Youth clubs
1992–1994 Flag of England Manchester United
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1994–1997
1995
1995
1997
1997–2001
2001–2003
Total
Flag of England Manchester United
Flag of EnglandWimbledon (loan)
Flag of EnglandLincoln City (loan)
Flag of EnglandGrimsby Town (loan)
Flag of England Preston North End
Flag of England West Bromwich Albion
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0000(0)
0000(0)
010 00(3)
121 0(12)
033 00(0)
168 0(15)   
Teams managed
2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013
2014–2017
2017–2018
2017
2019–
Flag of England West Bromwich Albion (caretaker)
Flag of England Portsmouth
Flag of England Blackpool
Flag of England Blackburn Rovers
Flag of England Oxford United
Flag of England Leicester City (assistant)
Flag of England Leicester City (caretaker)
Flag of England Lincoln City

Michael Antony Appleton (born 4 December 1975) is an English football manager and former professional footballer who is manager of League One side Lincoln City.

As a player, he was a midfielder who played from 1994 to 2003, his playing career being cut short by a serious knee injury. He played as a professional for Manchester United, Lincoln City, Grimsby Town and Preston North End. He was the assistant head coach at West Bromwich Albion, one of the teams for which he had played. He was also their caretaker manager for one match after Roberto Di Matteo was placed on gardening leave.

External links

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Lincoln City F.C. squad - 2020–21
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West Bromwich Albion Football Club - Managers

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Portsmouth Football Club - Managers

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Blackpool Football Club - Managers

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c = caretaker; h = head coach
Blackburn Rovers Football Club - Managers

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