Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey is a football manager who was most recently in charge of Queens Park Rangers.

Ramsey was appointed caretaker manager of Queens Park Rangers on Friday 13th February 2015 for the remainder of the 2014-2015 season. In May 2015 this position was confirmed as a permanent appointment.

He was formerly a player, most often playing as a right back, at Bristol City, Brighton & Hove Albion, Swindon Town, Southend United, Naxxar Lions and Cocoa Expos. 

Ramsey was also a player-coach for the Naxxar Lions in the Maltese Premier League, and in the United States was a player, assistant coach and coach for the USL PDL team Cocoa Expos.

In 1998 Ramsey began working for the Football Association (FA), holding the position of Regional Director of Coaching. While working for the FA he served as the head coach of the England national under-20 football team. 

During his tenure as the U-20 coach, Ramsey guided the team to the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Nigeria. He was also the assistant coach of the England national under-16 football team at the 2000 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship in Israel. In addition to his coaching responsibilities while at the FA, Ramsey was a scout for the England national football team under Kevin Keegan. 

Ramsey has also been assistant manager of the England U17 national team. 

From 2001 to 2004 he managed Charleston Battery, during which time the club were 2003 winners of the USL A-League. 

Ramsey coached for Tottenham Hotspur working with their academy and was appointed as first team coach where he assisted Tim Sherwood and Les Ferdinand.

On 1 November 2014, he was appointed Head of Player Development and Academy Manager at Queens Park Rangers.  

Ramsey holds a UEFA Pro licence and is a graduate of the LMA’s Diploma in Football Management.

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