Garry Monk

Born: March 6, 1979 (age 39)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Bedford, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back/Manager
Swansea's new head coach Garry Monk greets fans ahead of the match against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
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Career History
Senior2003-2014Swansea City
Managerial2014-2015Swansea City
2016-2017Leeds United
2017Middlesbrough
2018-Birmingham City
Sports Mole has 1,284 articles about Garry Monk. Articles 1 to 40:
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk: 'Everything needs to change at Birmingham City'
Manager Garry Monk says that "everything needs to change" at Birmingham City if the club want to avoid future relegation battles in the Championship.
May 7, 18:31
Diogo Jota in action during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Birmingham City to move in on Championship crown
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Birmingham City 2-0 at Molineux to move within touching distance of being crowned winners of the Championship this season.
Apr 15, 13:52
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Live Commentary: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 Birmingham City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Wolverhampton Wanderers move closer to the Championship title with a 2-0 win over 10-man Birmingham City.
Apr 15, 11:30
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Birmingham City game won't be a party'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo says that the club's Championship game with Birmingham City will 'not be a party'.
Apr 14, 12:47
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Result: Birmingham City take big survival step with victory at Bolton Wanderers
Birmingham City establish a five-point cushion between themselves and the Championship's bottom three thanks to Tuesday night's 1-0 win at Bolton Wanderers.
Apr 3, 22:01
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Result: Birmingham City climb out of dropzone with win over Ipswich Town
Birmingham City beat Ipswich Town 1-0 at the St Andrew's Stadium to climb out of the dropzone, as Garry Monk looks to secure his side's Championship status.
Mar 31, 18:07
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk: 'Birmingham City must embrace challenge of avoiding relegation'
Birmingham City boss Garry Monk says that his side must "embrace" the challenge of trying to avoiding relegation from the Championship.
Mar 23, 18:10
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk keen to reunite with Pablo Hernandez at Birmingham City?
A report claims that Birmingham City manager Garry Monk hopes to sign Pablo Hernandez from Leeds United ahead of next season.
Mar 18, 21:25
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Championship roundup: Leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers go six points clear
Wolverhampton Wanderers go six points clear at the top of the Championship table thanks to a 3-1 win over Burton Albion at Molineux.
Mar 17, 17:03
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Championship roundup: Garry Monk beaten on Birmingham City bow
Birmingham City fall to a sixth successive defeat in Garry Monk's first game in charge on a night that saw the Championship's big hitters pick up maximum points.
Mar 6, 21:48
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Birmingham City boss Garry Monk: 'Middlesbrough opener not ideal'
New Birmingham City manager Garry Monk admits that he would have preferred not to face former club Middlesbrough in his opening match at St Andrew's.
Mar 6, 12:38
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk excited for Birmingham City "challenge"
Birmingham City manager Garry Monk reveals that he is excited to begin working with the club after being appointed as the Blues' new manager.
Mar 6, 10:10
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Birmingham City appoint Garry Monk as new manager
Birmingham City appoint Garry Monk as their new manager on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
Mar 4, 21:43
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk 'in advanced talks with Birmingham City'
Former Swansea, Leeds and Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk is reportedly in advanced talks to take over the vacant post in charge of Birmingham City.
Mar 4, 21:41
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk to take on vacant Birmingham City managerial job?
A report claims that Garry Monk will be appointed as Birmingham City's next manager and could bring former number two Pep Clotet with him.
Mar 3, 22:51
Brum boss Steve Cotterill watches on during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Cardiff City on October 13, 2017
Report: Birmingham City sack manager Steve Cotterill
Birmingham City reportedly part company with manager Steve Cotterill following a run of six wins from 24 since being appointed.
Mar 3, 20:25
Steve McClaren in charge of Derby County in November 2016
Steve McClaren on Leeds United shortlist?
Steve McClaren is reportedly on Leeds United's shortlist as the club look to replace Thomas Christiansen as manager.
Feb 5, 10:53
Carlos Carvalhal watches on during the FA Cup game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City on January 6, 2018
Michael Laudrup: 'Nothing has changed at Swansea City'
Former Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup questions the club's management policy after the sacking of Paul Clement.
Jan 13, 16:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tony Pulis keen to sell players at Middlesbrough?
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis is reportedly keen to sell a number of players during the January transfer window in order to trim his squad.
Jan 13, 10:47
Mohamed Salah in action against Jonjoe Kenny during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on December 10, 2017
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Sports Mole rounds up the biggest, best and most important matches from across the world this weekend, including one of the most violent fixtures on the planet.
Jan 5, 07:00
Fabio and Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Arsenal on April 17, 2017
Fabio Da Silva keen to secure Middlesbrough exit?
Defender Fabio Da Silva is reportedly keen to leave Middlesbrough during the January transfer window.
Jan 2, 16:43
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins admits to Brendan Rodgers regret
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins admits that he 'wanted Brendan Rodgers back' in January 2016 after sacking Garry Monk.
Dec 29, 20:25
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk "surprised" by Middlesbrough dismissal
Garry Monk is "surprised" at the timing of his sacking as Middlesbrough manager and "saddened" by the board's dismissal decision.
Dec 27, 19:27
Tony Pulis barks orders during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on December 3, 2016
Middlesbrough confirm Tony Pulis appointment
Middlesbrough confirm the appointment of former Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis as their manager to succeed Garry Monk.
Dec 26, 13:58
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Report: Middlesbrough sacked Garry Monk over playing style
Garry Monk was sacked by Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson because of concerns about the club's style of play, according to a report.
Dec 24, 15:43
Tony Pulis barks orders during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on December 3, 2016
Middlesbrough keen to appoint Tony Pulis?
Middlesbrough are reportedly keen on appointing former West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis as a replacement for Garry Monk, who left the club on Saturday night.
Dec 24, 12:01
Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal thinks he's got away with it on October 16, 2016
Carlos Carvalhal leaves Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday announce that head coach Carlos Carvalhal has left the club, with the Owls failing to win any of their last seven fixtures.
Dec 24, 10:26
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Middlesbrough part company with manager Garry Monk
Middlesbrough announce the sacking of Garry Monk, who leaves hours after victory over Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Dec 23, 21:40
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Result: Bristol City up to third in Championship following Middlesbrough win
Bristol City move up to third in the Championship following a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at Ashton Gate in Saturday's meeting.
Dec 2, 19:59
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk: 'Middlesbrough must quickly respond to defeat'
Garry Monk argues that Middlesbrough "deserved at least a point" against Leeds United, as his side's three-match winning run came to an end at Elland Road.
Nov 19, 20:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Thomas Christiansen hails "perfect" Leeds United display in win over Middlesbrough
Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen is delighted with a "perfect" display from his side in their 2-1 Championship win over Middlesbrough on Sunday.
Nov 19, 17:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Leeds United hold on for crucial victory over Middlesbrough
Leeds United draw level on points with Middlesbrough in the Championship table thanks to a 2-1 win over their promotion rivals at Elland Road.
Nov 19, 15:14
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Live Commentary: Leeds United 2-1 Middlesbrough - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Leeds United's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough, as the hosts held on to end their losing run.
Nov 19, 12:15
Jose Mourinho borrows old pal Wenger's coat to attend the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 23, 2016
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Sports Mole rounds up the biggest matches across world football for the upcoming weekend, from Argentina to Indonesia.
Nov 3, 07:00
A more recent picture of Simon Grayson while in charge of Preston North End on April 22, 2016
Garry Monk: Simon Grayson sacking "mind-boggling"
Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk hits out at Sunderland's decision to sack Simon Grayson after just four months in charge.
Nov 1, 09:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ben Gibson signs new Middlesbrough contract until 2022
Middlesbrough confirm that highly-rated defender Ben Gibson has signed a new five-year deal at the Riverside Stadium.
Oct 25, 20:02
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk: 'Scoreline flattered Bournemouth'
Garry Monk insists that "it is hard to fault" the attitude of his players on the back of the 3-1 loss at Bournemouth, extending Middlesbrough's winless run to six games.
Oct 25, 09:59
A dejected Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: 'Middlesbrough will be tough to beat in EFL Cup'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that he is expecting a tough game with Middlesbrough as both teams bid to progress through to the EFL Cup quarter-finals.
Oct 23, 11:08
Adama Traore in action during the FA Cup quarter-final between Middlesbrough and Manchester City on March 11, 2017
Garry Monk slams 'unacceptable' Adama Traore behaviour
Garry Monk hits out at Adama Traore after being forced to leave the midfielder out of Middlesbrough's squad to face Barnsley due to his poor timekeeping.
Oct 15, 21:57
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Manchester United, Chelsea 'keeping tabs on Middlesbrough defender Dael Fry'
Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly keeping tabs on Middlesbrough youngster Dael Fry.
Oct 3, 10:42

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18Hull City461116197070049
19Birmingham CityBirmingham46137263868-3046
20Reading461014224870-2244
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RBurton Albion461011253881-4341
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