House of Commons
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STEVE COPPELL
EDM #1484
Tabled 13 May 2009
2008-09 Session
That this House pays tribute to the career of former Reading Football Club manager Steve Coppell; applauds the honesty, decency, modesty, and professionalism he has displayed throughout his managerial career at all his clubs including Brighton, Brentford, Crystal Palace, and Reading; notes that he has been the most successful manager in the history of Reading FC, taking the club to the Premiership for the first time in its 135 year history in a season which saw the club achieve a record 106 points when it was crowned Championship winners in April 2006; further notes his success in the Premiership in guiding Reading to 8th place, the club's highest ever position; congratulates him for his numerous awards including the League Managers' Association Manager of the Year in May 2006; regrets his decision to resign as manager of Reading FC but wishes him well in the future and considers him to be a magnificent role model of both a professional footballer and manager.

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