UK time is: 13:37:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Former Alex Captain Takes Charge Of Leek

Former Watford, Middlesbrough, Bolton and Alex defender Neil Cox has gone into management, with his first job at Leek Town.

Cox, who turns 39 on Friday, spent two years at the heart of the Alex defence (and midfield) between 2006 and 2008. He made over 60 appearances before retiring from the game at the end of the 2007-2008 season.

Following his retirement, the former Alex captain moved to Portugal where he became a property developer before returning to the UK earlier this year. After doing his UEFA B coaching licence, Cox even turned out for Sunday League side Nantwich Wanderers.

He's made no secret of his management ambitions and this week took on his first job at Evo Stik First Division South side Leek Town, who currently sit 17th in the league.

Leek, of course, is former assistant-manager, current chief scout Neil Baker's old stomping ground. Bakes spent eight years with the Staffordshire club where he guided them to promotion into the Northern Premier League and an FA Trophy Final at Wembley.

Good luck to Cox in his new job!






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 6 2010

Time: 2:39AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Striker goes on loan (Friday October 24 2014)

Crewe in good spirits (Friday October 24 2014)

Davis expects tough clash (Friday October 24 2014)

High hopes for striker (Friday October 24 2014)

Striker always confident (Thursday October 23 2014)

Davis delight as Alex clean up (Thursday October 23 2014)

Striker delighted to join (Thursday October 23 2014)

Crewe continue their rise (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Davis hails another win (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 1 - 0 Peterborough
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Port Vale 14 3 4 7 -6 13
19. Gillingham 14 3 4 7 -7 13
20. Coventry 14 3 4 7 -8 13
21. Yeovil 14 3 4 7 -11 13
22. Crewe 14 4 1 9 -18 13
23. Walsall 14 2 6 6 -4 12
24. Scunthorpe 14 3 3 8 -11 12

Breaking League News

Swindon's Lee Marshall Signs Pro Forms
Swindon : 25/10/2014 12:51:00
Swindon's Waldon Heads To Maidenhead
Swindon : 25/10/2014 12:49:00
Team News: Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield Utd
Sheff Utd : 25/10/2014 08:36:00
Team News: Port Vale v Leyton Orient
Port Vale : 25/10/2014 08:34:00
DRFC FA Cup First Round Draw Details
Doncaster : 25/10/2014 08:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 51%
No 49%