Steve Clarke

Born: August 29, 1963 (age 54)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Saltcoats, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Position: Manager
West Bromwich Albion's Scottish manager Steve Clarke awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on September 1, 2013
Career History
Senior2012-2013West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole has 880 articles about Steve Clarke. Articles 1 to 40:
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Kilmarnock appoint Steve Clarke as manager
Kilmarnock announce the appointment of former West Bromwich Albion and Reading boss Steve Clarke as their new manager.
Oct 14, 10:54
Tony Pulis prior to the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on April 16, 2016
Tony Pulis in line for new West Bromwich Albion deal?
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis will reportedly be rewarded with a new contract this summer.
Mar 21, 16:48
West Brom manager Steve Clarke looks on prior to the Premier League match between Cardiff City and West Bromwich Albion at Cardiff City Stadium on December 14, 2013
Aston Villa confirm departures of backroom trio
Aston Villa announce the departures of Steve Clarke, Kevin Bond and Massimo Battara from the club's coaching staff.
Oct 13, 16:46
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Aston Villa 'make contact with Steve Bruce'
Aston Villa reportedly make contact with former Birmingham City and Hull City boss Steve Bruce over the managerial vacancy at the club.
Oct 7, 22:54
Then Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo on the touchline on November 20, 2012
Roberto Di Matteo expects Premier League return for Aston Villa
Former Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo backs the club to return to the Premier League in the "near future" despite being sacked after one win in 11 league games.
Oct 4, 21:11
Then Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo on the touchline on November 20, 2012
Aston Villa sack Roberto Di Matteo after one win in 11 Championship games
Aston Villa sack manager Roberto Di Matteo after recording one win in 11 Championship games.
Oct 3, 09:07
Roy 'Woy' Hodgson watches on during the international friendly between England and Turkey on May 22, 2016
West Bromwich Albion sounded out Roy Hodgson return?
West Bromwich Albion reportedly contacted Roy Hodgson about returning to the club as manager amid concerns that Tony Pulis was thinking about walking away.
Sep 7, 10:16
Manchester United's young striker James Wilson celebrates a goal against Cambridge United on February 3, 2015
Five clubs want Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan?
Five clubs are reportedly keen on signing Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan for the 2016-17 season.
Jun 27, 12:47
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Tony Xia 'given green light to take over Aston Villa'
Tony Xia's takeover of Aston Villa reportedly gets the green light.
Jun 13, 21:06
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Steve Clarke named as Roberto Di Matteo's assistant manager at Aston Villa
Former Reading coach Steve Clarke is named assistant manager to new Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo.
Jun 6, 11:05
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Aston Villa close to Steve Clarke appointment?
Former Reading boss Steve Clarke will be appointed as Aston Villa's new assistant manager in the coming days, according to a report.
Jun 4, 17:55
Chelsea's English defender John Terry reacts at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 3, 2015. Southampton won the game 3-1.
Steve Clarke urges Antonio Conte to keep hold of John Terry
Antonio Conte should offer a new contract to John Terry when he takes charge of Chelsea, according to Steve Clarke.
Apr 24, 12:55
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Steve Clarke open to Celtic talks
Steve Clarke concedes that he would like the opportunity to discuss the manager's job at Celtic.
Apr 24, 11:33
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott back at Reading for second spell in charge
Reading name Brian McDermott as their new manager for a second time.
Dec 17, 14:01
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Report: Reading to name Brian McDermott as manager for second time
Championship side Reading will reportedly name former boss Brian McDermott as their new manager on Thursday.
Dec 17, 09:31
Reading's Paul McShane in action against Leeds on August 16, 2015
Paul McShane: 'Reading can turn things around'
Reading captain Paul McShane insists that his side can haul themselves back into playoff contention following a spell of just one win in nine games.
Dec 15, 16:42
Ross McCormack celebrates scoring for Fulham on September 13, 2015
Preview: Fulham vs. Brentford
Sports Mole takes a look at the preparations of Fulham and Brentford ahead of Saturday's West London derby at Craven Cottage.
Dec 11, 02:38
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Preview: Preston North End vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash at Deepdale between Preston North End and Reading.
Dec 10, 18:14
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Reading 'close to making Brian McDermott appointment'
Brian McDermott will seal a return to former club Reading over the next 24 hours after agreeing terms with the Royals, according to a report.
Dec 10, 10:15
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott to make Reading return?
Brian McDermott is close to being re-appointed manager of Reading, according to a report.
Dec 9, 10:53
Stuart Gray, the Sheffield Wednesday manager, looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on August 30, 2014
Fulham appoint Stuart Gray as senior coach
Fulham appoint former Sheffield Wednesday boss Stuart Gray as senior coach, with their search for a new head coach continuing.
Dec 8, 12:17
Forest manager Alex McLeish during the match against Derby on January 19, 2013
Report: Alex McLeish wants Reading job
Ex-Birmingham City and Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is reportedly interested in managing Reading.
Dec 8, 11:57
Stuart Gray, the Sheffield Wednesday manager, looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on August 30, 2014
Stuart Gray takes Fulham training, now favourite for job?
A report claims that Stuart Gray took training at Fulham this morning and he is now the leading contender to be the Championship club's next manager.
Dec 7, 14:25
Hibernian Manager Alan Stubbs looks on during the Scottish Championship match between Heart of Midlothian F.C. and Hibernian F.C. at Tynecastle Stadium on January 3, 2015
Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs in running for Reading job?
Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs is a strong contender to replace ousted boss Steve Clarke at Reading, according to a report.
Dec 7, 11:06
 Dennis Bergkamp of Arsenal celebrates by pointing at the photographers after scoring their second goal of the game during the Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Highbury on February 1, 2005
Report: Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp a shock candidate for Reading role
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp could replace Steve Clarke as Reading manager, according to reports.
Dec 4, 23:29
Gary Bowyer the manager of Blackburn Rovers looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers at Ewood park on August 28, 2015
Gary Bowyer interested in Reading job
Former Blackburn Rovers manager Gary Bowyer expresses an interest in taking control at Reading following Steve Clarke's dismissal.
Dec 4, 19:53
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Steve Clarke back in Fulham contention after Reading axe?
Former Reading manager Steve Clarke is installed as second favourite to take over at Fulham, despite rejecting the club to remain with the Royals last month.
Dec 4, 11:15
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Reading sack manager Steve Clarke
Reading sack manager Steve Clarke following their 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship.
Dec 4, 09:51
Dougie Freedman of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Fulham
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both teams ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Nottingham Forest and Fulham.
Dec 4, 00:17
Garath McCleary of Reading holds off Sandro of QPR during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Queens Park Rangers on December 3, 2015
Live Commentary: Reading 0-1 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Reading's 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers, as the Royals missed out on the chance to climb into the top six.
Dec 3, 19:30
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Steve Clarke eager to pile pressure on Championship rivals
Reading manager Steve Clarke wants to see his side put some pressure on those around them in the Championship table by picking up a positive result against QPR.
Dec 3, 11:13
Rangers manager Mark Warburton arrives at the ground during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015 in Greenock, Scotland.
Report: Fulham target Rangers boss Mark Warburton
Fulham will target Rangers boss Mark Warburton as they continue their search for a new manager, according to a report.
Dec 2, 11:39
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole peers ahead to Thursday night's Championship contest as Reading host Queens Park Rangers at the Madejski Stadium.
Dec 2, 01:34
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Half-Time Report: Nottingham Forest come from behind to lead Reading
Chris O'Grady and Nelson Oliviera give Nottingham Forest a 2-1 half-time lead over Reading in the Championship.
Nov 28, 15:48
Dougie Freedman of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Team News: Chris O'Grady, Ben Osborn come in for Nottingham Forest
Dougie Freedman makes two changes to his Nottingham Forest side as they host Reading in the Championship.
Nov 28, 14:17
A general view of The Amex, or Falmer Stadium, home to Brighton & Hove Albion on September 21, 2011
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Championship clash between promotion rivals Brighton & Hove Albion and Birmingham City at the Amex Stadium.
Nov 26, 21:05
Ross McCormack celebrates scoring for Fulham on September 13, 2015
Preview: Fulham vs. Preston North End
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Fulham and Preston North End.
Nov 26, 20:11
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Report: Fulham target Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett
Fulham want to speak to Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett regarding their managerial vacancy, according to a report.
Nov 25, 12:14
Head Coach of Fulham U21 Peter Grant looks on during the Barclays U21 Premier League International Cup Semi Final match between Fulham U21 and FC Porto U21 at Motspur Park Training Ground on April 22, 2015
Peter Grant happy to continue in Fulham caretaker role
Stand-in Fulham boss Peter Grant says that he is confident and experienced enough to continue in his temporary role for as long as it takes for a new man to be appointed.
Nov 23, 12:44
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Team News: Reading ring the changes for Bolton Wanderers test
Garath McCleary and Lucas Piazon return to the Reading midfield to face Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 21, 14:23



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