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Encyclopedia > Martin Allen
Martin Allen
Personal information
Full name Martin James Allen
Date of birth August 18, 1965 (1965-08-18) (age 41)
Place of birth    Reading, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Leicester City (manager)
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1984-1989
1989-1995
1995-1997
1997-1998
Queens Park Rangers
West Ham United
Portsmouth
Southend United
136 (16)
190 (25)
045 0(4)
005 0(0)   
National team
1986-1987 England U21 002 0(0)
Teams managed
2002-2004
2004-2006
2006-2007
2007-
Barnet
Brentford
Milton Keynes Dons
Leicester City

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals) is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Reading is a town, unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) and urban area in the English county of Berkshire. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Queens Park Rangers Football Club is an English football club, from Shepherds Bush in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in West London. ... West Ham United Football Club are an English football team based in West Ham, in the London Borough of Newham, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ... Portsmouth Football Club are an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. ... Southend United Football Club is an English football team based at Roots Hall Stadium in Prittlewell, in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, which plays in the Football League One. ... First International England U-21 0-0 Wales U-21 (Molineux, Wolverhampton; December 15, 1976) Largest win England U-21 8-1 Finland U-21 (Boothferry Park, Hull; October 12, 1977) Worst defeat Romania U-21 4-0 England U-21 (PloieÅŸti, Romania; October 14, 1980) & England U-21... Barnet Football Club are an English football team from High Barnet in the London Borough of Barnet in London, England. ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ... Milton Keynes Dons Football Club (known familiarly as M.K. Dons) is a football club in Milton Keynes, England. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ...

Martin James Allen (born August 18, 1965 in Reading, England) is a former footballer and currently manager of Leicester City. is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Reading is a town, unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) and urban area in the English county of Berkshire. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... In sports, a coach is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ...

Contents

Playing career

In his playing career he was known as 'Mad Dog', he played for QPR, signing professional in 1983 and spending six years at Loftus Road and played in the 1986 League Cup Final against Oxford United, before a £670,000 move to West Ham. He played in their promotion teams of 1991 and 1993. Queens Park Rangers Football Club is an English football club, from Shepherds Bush in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in West London. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Loftus Road is a side-street in Shepherds Bush London W12. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... West Ham United Football Club are an English football team based in West Ham, in the London Borough of Newham, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ...


Allen stayed with the Hammers until 1995 when he made a £500,000 switch to Portsmouth after a successful loan spell at Fratton Park. After three frustrating years with Pompey, which took in a brief loan stint at Southend, he hung up his boots and began a coaching career. He was a combative midfield player. Portsmouth Football Club are an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. ... Fratton Park is the home stadium of Portsmouth F.C., and is situated in the English city-port of Portsmouth. ... Southend United F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two. ...


His cousins, Paul Allen, Bradley Allen and Clive Allen were also footballers. His father Dennis Allen played for Reading as well as Charlton Athletic and Bournemouth and died in 1995 at the age of 56. His nephew (Clive Allen's son) is called Ollie Allen and currently plays for Stevenage Borough Football Club Paul Allen was an English footballer in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Bradley Allen (born Romford, United Kingdom 13 September 1971) is a former English professional football player. ... Clive Allen (born Stepney, London, May 20, 1961) was an English international football player and a prolific scorer for a number of clubs. ... Dennis James Allen (born Romford, Essex 2 March 1939 - died August 1995) was an English footballer. ... Reading Football Club are an association football club, based in the English town of Reading, in Berkshire. ... Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... AFC Bournemouth are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Clive Allen (born Stepney, London, May 20, 1961) was an English international football player and a prolific scorer for a number of clubs. ...


Management career

Reading

Allen began his management career as an assistant manager at Reading, where he joined Alan Pardew when the Royals were in the relegation zone. The team produced championship form in their closing 20 fixtures, winning 12 and drawing 4 to secure a top 10 finish. Two years later they won promotion to Division One. Reading Football Club are an association football club, based in the English town of Reading, in Berkshire. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Barnet

Allen's first full manager role was at Conference side Barnet, from March 2003 to March 2004 (when he moved to League One side Brentford). He succeeded from Peter Shreeves, with whom he was Assistant Manager to from March 2002. Barnet Football Club are an English football team from High Barnet in the London Borough of Barnet in London, England. ... Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Coca-Cola Football League 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of The Football League and third-highest division overall in the English football league system. ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ...


Allen built a team from scratch in pre-season of the 2003-04 campaign. The team shot straight to the top end of the table, however Allen left for Brentford with a few weeks of the season remaining. Under the guidance of new manager Paul Fairclough, the Bees made the Play-offs but were beaten in the Semi-Finals by Shrewsbury Town. The 2003-2004 season was the 124th season of competitive football in England. ...


Brentford

Allen had a good run at Brentford, taking the team to the promotion play-offs in both the 2004-05 and the 2005-06 seasons. At Brentford, he proved to be a very popular manager with the fans and an object of curiosity to opponents and media alike due to his unconventional managerial methods, which seem to have paid off due to the relative success Brentford had under him on a limited budget. For example, he participated in a 25 mile sponsored bike ride on November 2005 to raise funds for Brentford.[1] The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... The 2005-2006 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ...


He also took Brentford to the fifth round of the FA Cup in two consecutive years, going out to Southampton in the 2004/2005 season, losing 3-1 after a 2-2 draw at St Mary's, and to Charlton 3-1 in the 2005/2006 season. He also was in charge of one of the major giant killings in the fourth round in the 05/06 season, beating Sunderland 2-1. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional football club, based at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, in North-East England. ...


On May 30, 2006 Martin Allen announced his resignation as manager of Brentford, citing lack of Board commitment to investing in the team to take it up a peg.[2] is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ...


Milton Keynes Dons

He took up the managerial position at Milton Keynes Dons on 21 June 2006, where he stopped a slide that had seen the club relegated twice in three years. He guided the Dons to the League 2 Playoffs, where they lost in the semi-finals to Shrewsbury Town. With one year still left on his contract, he accepted the post of manager of Leicester City F.C. in May 2007 after Leicester and Milton Keynes agreed suitable compensation terms. Milton Keynes Dons Football Club (known familiarly as M.K. Dons) is a football club in Milton Keynes, England. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Shrewsbury Town Football Club are an English football club currently playing in Football League Two, the fourth tier of English football. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ...


Leicester City

On May 25, 2007, Allen became the new manager at Leicester City on a 3 year deal.[3] is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ...


During that first summer he signed 12 players, the latest being Birmingham City striker DJ Campbell, who he had managed at Brentford, for a fee that could rise to £2.1million.[4] Birmingham City Football Club are an English football club based in Birmingham, in the heart of the West Midlands. ... Dudley Junior Campbell (born November 12, 1981 in London), commonly known as DJ Campbell, is a professional footballer, currently playing for Leicester City. ...


Managerial stats

Team Nat From To Record
G W L D Win %
Barnet Flag of England March 2003 March 2004
Brentford Flag of England 18 March 2004 31 May 2006 124 54 34 36 43.54
Milton Keynes Dons Flag of England 21 June 2006 25 May 2007 55 28 16 11 50.90
Leicester City Flag of England 25 May 2007 Present 0 0 0 0 0

Barnet Football Club are an English football team from High Barnet in the London Borough of Barnet in London, England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Milton Keynes Dons Football Club (known familiarly as M.K. Dons) is a football club in Milton Keynes, England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

References

  1. ^ "Manager Allen completes bike ride", BBC Sport, 2005-11-29. Retrieved on 2007-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Allen resigns from Bees", Sky Sports, 2006-05-30. Retrieved on 2007-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Allen named new Leicester manager", BBC Sport, 2007-05-25. Retrieved on 2007-05-25. 
  4. ^ "Leicester swoop for winger Newton", BBC Sport, 2007-07-06. Retrieved on 2007-07-12. 

Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Martin Allen management career stats at Soccerbase
  • Martin Allen at westhamstats.info


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The Allen family tree
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Les
 
 
 
Dennis
 
Ron*
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clive
 
Bradley
 
Martin
 
Paul
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oliver
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family tree of the Allen family football players.
All family members listed, except Ron, have played professional football.
Preceded by
Peter Shreeves
Barnet Manager
2003–2004
Succeeded by
Paul Fairclough
Preceded by
Wally Downes
Brentford Manager
2004–2006
Succeeded by
Leroy Rosenior
Preceded by
Danny Wilson
Milton Keynes Dons Manager
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Paul Ince
Preceded by
Nigel Worthington (caretaker)
Leicester City Manager
2007–
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Persondata
NAME Allen, Martin James
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Allen, Martin
SHORT DESCRIPTION
DATE OF BIRTH 1965-8-18
PLACE OF BIRTH Reading

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DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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