Simon Rusk

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Simon Edward Rusk (born 17 December 1981) is a professional football manager and former professional footballer, and is currently head coach of the England U19s. He holds a UEFA pro licence. Previously manager of Brighton & Hove Albion Under 23s, Rusk was responsible for the progression of many young talents to the Brighton first-team in recent years, including Aaron Connolly, Steven Alzate, Solly March and Ben White.[2] As a player, he played as a midfielder, notably for Boston United. Born in England, he made three appearances for the Scotland U18 national team.

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Simon Rusk
Rusk after playing for York City in the 2009 FA Trophy Final
Personal information
Full name Simon Edward Rusk[1]
Date of birth (1981-12-17) 17 December 1981 (age 41)[1]
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
England U19s (manager)
Youth career
1995–2000 Peterborough United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Peterborough United 0 (0)
2000Cambridge City (loan)
2001–2007 Boston United 140 (12)
2007–2008 Northwich Victoria 16 (2)
2007Rushden & Diamonds (loan) 6 (0)
2008–2009 York City 51 (0)
2009–2011 Crawley Town 54 (0)
Total 267 (14)
International career
Scotland U18 3 (0)
Managerial career
2015–2021 Brighton & Hove Albion U-23
2021 Stockport County
2022 Dundee (assistant manager)
2022– England U19s
*Club domestic league appearances and goals