Alex Inglethorpe

Birth Date

14th November 1971





Biographical Text

An attacking midfielder or striker, Inglethorpe began his playing career at Watford. However, despite staying at the club for five years, he made only two starts and ten substitute appearances in league matches. Following a loan spell at Barnet in 1995, he signed for Leyton Orient. He had a much more productive spell with the O’s, as he played in 123 league matches, netting 23 goals.Following on from this, in 2000 he moved to Exeter City, where he was to end his senior playing career with the City, part from appearing in one FA Cup tie for Canvey Island on loan. After a spell as player-manager at Leatherhead, Inglethorpe returned to Leyton Orient as U-19 coach in January 2004. He was then appointed manager of Exeter in October 2004.During his tenure at Exeter the club drew 0–0 with Manchester United in the FA Cup. Whilst at Exeter he also served as Assistant Manager of the England National Game XI, but left the post in October 2005. In June 2006 he left Exeter to join the coaching staff at Tottenham having also been offered the manager's job at MK Dons. Following the sacking of Martin Jol, he served as assistant to caretaker manager Clive Allen until the appointment of Juande Ramos. After Ramos was sacked, Inglethorpe was due to take charge of the Tottenham team for a league match against Bolton, though this was prevented by the quick appointment of Harry Redknapp. In November 2012 he left Tottenham after six years to join Brendan Rodgers' backroom staff at Liverpool as a reserve team coach. In August 2014 Alex was promoted from the under-21s manager to academy director at Liverpool.<br /><br /><span>Inglethorpe was still in post in July 2022 when, after nearly ten years at Liverpool, he signed a new long-term contract.</span>




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