Ian Woan

Where is Ian Woan now?

Nottingham Forest legend Ian Woan retired from playing in 2004 after a spell in the United States with Syracuse Salty Dogs.

Starting his professional career in 1990 at the age of 22, he ended up making over 300 first team appearances for seven teams including MLS sides Columbus Crew and Miami Fusion.

Upon retiring from playing, Woan returned to the UK and started coaching the youth teams at Swindon Town before joining Paul Hart as assistant manager at Rushden & Diamonds in 2006.

He then had a brief spell coaching at former side Nottingham Forest before joining Portsmouth as their under-18’s coach in July 2007 working his way upto first team coach in 2010. 

In 2011, Woan joined Watford as Sean Dyche’s assistant manager but left when new owners came into the club and appointed former Chelsea player Gianfranco Zola as manager.

Since 2012 he has been working as Dyche’s assistant manager at Burnley.

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Ian Woan: Premier League Statistics

NationalityEnglish
PositionMidfielder
Appearances132
Goals17
Yellow Cards21
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forNottingham Forest

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com