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Ian Baraclough

Michael O'Neill

On 27th June 2020 Ian Baraclough was confirmed as new Northern Ireland manager. The former Under-21 coach succeeded Michael O'Neill who had left to manage Stoke City.

He will retain Jimmy Nicholl, Austin MacPhee and Steve Harper from O'Neill's coaching team, with Damien Johnson also joining his staff.

Name: Ian Robert Baraclough
Born: 4 December 1970, Leicester (ENG)

Playing Career: (1990-2008)
Leicester City
Wigan Athletic (loan)
Grimsby Town (loan)
Lincoln City
Mansfield Town
Notts County
Notts County
Scunthorpe United

Managerial Career:
Scunthorpe United (2010-2011)
Sligo Rovers (2012-2014)
Motherwell (2014-2015)
Northern Ireland Under-21 (2017-2020)
Northern Ireland (2020-date)

(with Sligo) League of Ireland Premier Division (2012); FAI Cup (2013); Setanta Cup (2014); (with Motherwell) Scottish Premiership Play-Off winner (2015).

Northern Ireland Under-21 Record
Pl: 19; W: 9, D: 6, L: 4