Gary Mills

Gary Mills was most recently manager of York City.

On 25 April 2015 Mills was appointed manager of the Welsh club Wrexham.  Previous to this he was the manager of Gateshead.

His first managerial appointment was with Grantham whom he led to the Southern League (Midland) title in 1998. He later moved to Kings Lynn before joining Tamworth for his first spell as manager of the Lambs in 2001. A period as first team coach at Coventry City followed before his appointment as boss of Notts County in 2004 and then after managing Alfreton Town he returned to Tamworth in January 2007. He was unable to save the club from relegation from the Conference Premier that season but in 2009 he guided them back to the top tier of non-league football when they were Blue Square North Champions.

After joining York success soon followed, as his York side won the 2012 FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium and just eight days later Mills took his York side back to Wembley for the 2012 Conference National play-off Final. Following a 2–1 victory over Luton, York were promoted to npower League Two, to return to the Football League after an eight year exile. He remained with the club until March 2013.

Gary had a distinguished playing career and as an 18 year old played in the 1980 European Cup final for Nottingham Forest when they beat SV Hamburg to lift the trophy .A midfielder he was capped for England at Under 21 level and went on to play for Derby County, Notts County and Leicester City as well a spell in the USA with Seattle Sounders. In total he made 477 Football League appearances – 37 goals (1978-1995).

Honours (4)
  • promotions
    • York City:
      • Promotion to npower League Two, (2012-05-20)
    • Tamworth:
      • Promotion to Conference National, (2009-05-24)
  • domestic-trophies
    • York City:
      • FA Trophy Winners, (2012-05-12)
  • league-titles
    • Grantham Town:
      • Southern League Premier Champions, (1998-04-29)
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