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NorthEast United FC announce Paul Groves as assistant coach!

Indian Super League side NorthEast United FC have announced the appointment of Paul Groves as their new assistant coach for the 2022/23 season.

Paul Groves’ lengthy playing career spanning more than 700 professional appearances began at Burton Albion in 1988. He went on to play for Leicester City, FC Blackpool, West Bromwich Albion, Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United, York City and Stafford Rangers. He made 454 appearances for Grimsby Town over two stints, becoming player-manager in the latter stages of his career from 2001 to 2004.

Following his retirement as a player in 2006, Groves joined the coaching staff at FC Portsmouth where he worked as first-team coach under former Chelsea FC manager and NorthEast United FC head coach Avram Grant. He then enjoyed coaching stints at West Ham United, Bournemouth, Crawley Town, Bristol City and Birmingham City under Harry Redknapp.

He then joined John Gregory at Chennaiyin FC for the 2018/19 season. Thereafter he worked for Maccabi Haifa, Gloucester City AFC and Mickleover FC before now returning to India to now join NorthEast United FC.

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