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Steve Beaglehole is an English football coach and is currently at Leicester City. He managed Doncaster Rovers from 1991 to 1993.


Playing career

Beaglehole's playing career included appearances for England at Under-18 and Under-19 level and he turned out in the reserves for Barnsley and Sheffield United.

Coaching career

Beaglehole holds a degree in Sports Science and is also a qualified Physical Education teacher. He became the youngest person to obtain the 'A' licence badge at the age of 21.

His managerial experience included leading the Doncaster Rovers, his hometown team, between 1991 and 1993. He joined Leicester City in October 2000 to work in the Academy and has worked with Jon Rudkin to recruit some strong young players.

After holding youth team coaching positions at Doncaster Rovers and Middlesbrough, Beaglehole became reserve team coach at Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, where he worked with Alan Hill, the former Leicester Academy Director.

He was promoted from youth coach after the departure of boss Billy Bremner and was one of the youngest managers in the league, younger even than some of his players. In his only full season in charge, the team finished five places higher in Division Three so progress had been made. One of his highlights there was guiding the team to the FA Youth Cup Final against Arsenal.

On 29 August 2007, he jointly, took over managerial responsibility at Leicester, following Allen's resignation.[1]

Beaglehole was appointed as manager of Northern Ireland's Under-21 and Under-19 teams on 12 June 2008.[2] He will continue as youth team and reserve team coach at Leicester City.


His son Shamus Beaglehole (Born 1 March 1993 in Doncaster) joined Chesterfield as a scholar in the summer of 2009. He plays in midfield and had been at Doncaster Rovers centre of excellence.


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