Garry Monk

Born: March 6, 1979 (age 38)

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
Sports Mole has 1,268 articles about Garry Monk. Articles 1 to 40:
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
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Rudy Gestede sidelined after surgery required to fix "freak injury"
Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk confirms that Rudy Gestede will be on the sidelines following a "freak injury" to his leg that required surgery.
Sep 7, 13:16
Adama Traore in action during the FA Cup quarter-final between Middlesbrough and Manchester City on March 11, 2017
Middlesbrough reject Lille's offer for winger Adama Traore?
Middlesbrough reportedly decide to reject a bid of £9m from Lille for winger Adama Traore.
Aug 23, 15:43
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
Leeds United 'make £6m Rudy Gestede offer'
Leeds United reportedly launch a £6m bid for Middlesbrough striker Rudy Gestede as the Whites look to replace Chris Wood.
Aug 21, 15:42
Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing during the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 26, 2017
Harry Redknapp: 'Stewart Downing deal dragging on'
Harry Redknapp admits that the deal to get Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing to Birmingham City is currently "dragging on a bit".
Aug 18, 20:51
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
Middlesbrough closing in on signing of Birmingham City defender Ryan Shotton
Birmingham City defender Ryan Shotton is reportedly expected to complete a transfer to Middlesbrough after the clubs agreed a deal worth £2m.
Aug 15, 14:41
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: Rudy Gestede header gives Middlesbrough first win of Championship season
Middlesbrough claim their first victory of the new Championship season as a header from Rudy Gestede gives Garry Monk's side a 1-0 victory over Sheffield United.
Aug 12, 19:24
A downbeat Patrick Bamford after the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Live Commentary: Middlesbrough 1-0 Sheffield United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Garry Monk's Middlesbrough earn a slender 1-0 victory over newly-promoted Sheffield United in the Championship.
Aug 12, 17:05
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
Team News: Patrick Bamford starts for Middlesbrough
Patrick Bamford starts for Middlesbrough as they welcome Sheffield United.
Aug 12, 16:43
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
Middlesbrough sign Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker on season-long loan
Middlesbrough announce the loan signing of 22-year-old Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker until the end of the season.
Aug 11, 18:28
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
Grant Leadbitter to rejoin Sunderland from Middlesbrough?
Sunderland are reportedly keen to re-sign veteran midfielder Grant Leadbitter from rivals Middlesbrough.
Aug 10, 22:38
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
Report: Chelsea's Lewis Baker closing in on two-year Middlesbrough loan deal
Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker is believed to be close to joining Championship side Middlesbrough on a two-year loan deal.
Aug 10, 11:49
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk: Middlesbrough "don't have to sell anyone" amid Ben Gibson rumours
Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk claims once again that Ben Gibson is not for sale, and the club "don't have to sell anyone" this summer.
Aug 10, 10:19
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
Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers will only get better'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo says that his side will only get better after they recorded a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough.
Aug 5, 18:54
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Garry Monk: 'Middlesbrough deserved more against Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk says that his side did not deserve to lose 1-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their Championship opener at Molineux.
Aug 5, 18:14
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
Team News: Seven new faces start for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers name seven new signings in their home encounter with Middlesbrough.
Aug 5, 14:03
Ben Gibson after the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Garry Monk: 'Ben Gibson not for sale'
Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk insists that defender Ben Gibson is not for sale this summer amid interest from West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 3, 17:27

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