Chris Davies

Read all the news about Chris Davies. Chris Davies was born in Watford on 27 March 1985 (age 34).

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From Wikipedia: Davies signed a professional scholarship with Reading, aged 16, where he captained the youth team coached by Brendan Rodgers. He was also capped for the Wales Under-17, 18 and 19 team.

Despite appearing regularly for the Reading reserve team, Davies was forced to retire from professional football in 2004, at the age of 19, due to injury.

In 2004, Davies started at Loughborough University, where he studied Sport Science, while undertaking his UEFA coaching licences and various youth coaching roles. Davies graduated with 1st class honours in 2007.

In 2007, Davies then went on to be a youth coach in New Zealand for three years. Most notably with Hawke’s Bay United who were coached by Bobby and Jonathan Gould.

Upon his return in 2010, aged 25, Davies was recruited as an assistant coach by Brendan Rodgers, who was the newly appointed Swansea City manager. In their first season Swansea City were promoted to the Premier League.

Davies moved with Rodgers to Liverpool as one of his assistants in June 2012. In January 2014, Davies was accepted onto the UEFA Pro Licence Course and completed his UEFA Pro Licence in 2016. Davies left his position at Liverpool on 8 October 2015.

Davies rejoined Reading on 1 January 2016 as their first team coach.[10] At 30-years-old, Davies became the youngest first team coach in the club’s history. He moved to Celtic during the 2016 close season, becoming assistant manager to Rodgers.

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Talking Baws · Nov 6

Celtic’s Annual Report Shows Leicester City Paid £8.8M for Brendan Rodgers and His Coaching Team

Celtic’s annual report confirms Leicester City forked out almost £9 million in order to prise Brendan Rodgers and his coaching staff out of their contracts with the Scottish champions...

Talking Baws · Nov 6
67HailHail · Nov 6

Cost of Brendan Rodgers departure laid bare as exact Celtic figures are released

The exact fee Leicester City paid to Celtic to lure Brendan Rodgers and his backroom team away in February has emerged.

67HailHail · Nov 6
The Celtic Star · Mar 12

Post BR-Exit -Belgium for Martinez/Maloney? Or Portugal for Andre Villas Boas?

CELTIC have been credited with interest in bringing Roberto Martinez and his assistant manager on the Belgium national side, former Celtic Star Shaun Maloney to Paradise to replace Brendan Rodgers and his runaway assistants Chris Davies and Kolo Toure...

The Celtic Star · Mar 12
The Celtic Star · Mar 10

BR-Exit – ‘It all happened so quickly…the fans are hurting… but we need to look forward,’ KT

THE TWO away wins last week were achieved by a group of Celtic players who were still in shock after the sudden departure of Brendan Rodgers, Chris Davies and Kolo Toure the day before the vital league match at Tynecastle...

The Celtic Star · Mar 10

Davies ‘a Celtic Supporter for Life’

CHRIS DAVIES, who followed Brendan Rodgers to Leicester City last week, has revealed he will be a Celt for LIFE after his 33 months at the Hoops...

BR-Exit – Chris Davies breaks cover as BBJ says ‘Sneaky’ Rodgers ‘made a fool of me’

FORMER CELTIC Assistant Manager Chris Davies has wishes Celtic all the best for the future and admitted that he’s now a Celtic supporter for life...

Chris Davies Breaks Silence Over ‘Emotional’ Celtic Exit

BRENDAN RODGERS is taking the heat because he was the one portraying himself as a Celtic man before the sudden exit from Paradise last week.


JOHN KENNEDY has revealed he has no intention of joining the Brendan Rodgers-led exodus of the Celtic backroom staff when the Irishman headed for Leicester City on Tuesday...

‘I’m Ready for It’ – Damien Duff Embraces New Hoops Role

DAMIEN DUFF’S promotion to Celtic first team coach has been meteoric as he became an integral part of the new-look Hoops management team.

Tribal Football · Feb 26

Close? Celtic grant Rodgers permission for Leicester talks

Brendan Rodgers is set to join Leicester City after Celtic granted him permission to speak with the Premier League club.The former Liverpool manager will replace Claude Puel, who was sacked on Sunday...

Tribal Football · Feb 26

Brendan Rodgers: From history making to pariah

Celtic’s 4-1 win over Motherwell at the weekend will be Brendan Rodgers’ last game as Celtic manager, with the Northern Irishman set to replace Claude Puel at Leicester City.City made an official approach to Celtic on Monday following their 4-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at the weekend and expect to appoint Rodgers and his backroom team of Chris Davies and Kolo Toure soon...

Soccerlens · Feb 26

‘Surprising timing’ – Sutton reacts on Twitter about Rodgers leaving Celtic

originally posted on Popular football pundit Chris Sutton has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after news broke out that Brendan Rodgers has decided to part aways with Celtic.

Soccerlens · Feb 26
Read Celtic · Feb 26

Celtic dealt huge blow as Rodgers heads to Leicester

Brendan Rodgers has agreed to become the new manager of Leicester City, according to various reports, including the Mirror.

Read Celtic · Feb 26 · Feb 26

Brendan Rodgers ‘Quits’ as Manager of Celtic to Take Over Vacant Leicester Position

Brendan Rodgers has stepped down as Celtic manager with a view to taking the reins at Leicester City after Claude Puel’s sacking this weekend. · Feb 26
Celts Are Here · Feb 26

Rodgers Accepts Leicester Job, Neil Lennon Set to Take Over At Celtic – reports

In the last few minutes, two respected journalists who are very close to the club have reported Brendan Rodgers has accepted the job at Leicester and Neil Lennon will come into the club on an interim basis for the rest of the season...

Celts Are Here · Feb 26

Lennoxtown Latest: Long Term Injured Celtic Star Spotted in Training

We reported earlier this week Kieran Tierney was back in training but Chris Davies made it clear the player was back on the training field BUT he was not training with the squad as he continued his rehab on a troublesome hip injury...

Chris Davies gives his verdict on costly Celtic incidents

Looking at the penalty claims Davies told the Evening Times: “I think we might have had a couple in our game...

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