Steve Staunton

Where is Steve Staunton now?

A 20-year playing career mostly at the top level with Liverpool and Aston Villa was finally over in 2005 when Steve Staunton played his last game for Walsall whilst simultaneously holding the assistant manager’s role.

In 2006 he left Walsall to become the manager of Republic of Ireland’s senior team – a role which he held for 18 months before being replaced by legendary Italian manager Giovanni Trappattoni.

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After a brief spell assisting Gary McAllister at Leeds United and working as a scout for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Staunton was back in management with Darlington in 2009.

His time at the club was brief however and he was sacked in 2010 after a string of bad results.

In August 2011 Staunton was appointed as match assessor at Sunderland where his role was to produce detailed reports of upcoming opponents.

He left this role in 2013 when Paolo Di Canio joined the club as manager and brought in his own backroom staff.

In October 2015 Steve Staunton, in partnership with the PTC Group, launched the his own academy which is based in Staffordshire .

The academy gives youngsters aged between 16 to 18 the chance to complete a BTEC Level 3 Sports qualification whilst developing their football skills under the guidance of Staunton and his coaching staff.

In April 2016 Staunton declared himself bankrupt after investing in three failed film companies and has kept a low profile since.

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Steve Staunton: Premier League Statistics

NationalityIrish
PositionDefender
Appearances288
Goals13
Yellow Cards32
Red Cards3
Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Liverpool

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com