Nicky Eaden


Where is Nicky Eaden now?

Barnsley legend Nicky Eaden retired from playing in 2009 after a spell as player-coach at non league side Kettering Town working alongside Mark Cooper.

Eaden accompanied Cooper when he was appointed manager at Peterborough United in 2009 and he stayed on at the club when Cooper was sacked after only 13 games.

He left Peterborough United in 2010 by mutual consent.

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In 2011, a brief spell as assistant to former Barnsley team mate Andy Liddell at Rotherham United preceded a return to Kettering Town as assistant manager.

Unfortunately results didn’t go Kettering Town’s way and Eaden left the club after only three months.

A UEFA Pro Licence holder, Nicky Eaden spent three and a half years at Leicester City’s academy as Assistant Professional Development Coach working with the club’s junior professionals and scholars.

Eaden left Leicester City in February 2016 to join former Barnsley team mate Neil Redfearn as his assistant manager at Rotherham United.

Nicky Eaden left Rotherham after only four months by mutual consent after assisting the club to maintain it’s Championship status.

He was back in football in July 2016 when he was appointed as Coventry City’s new Senior Professional Development Coach taking charge of the club’s under 21’s side.

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Nicky Eaden: Premier League Statistics

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