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STEVE COPPELL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1484: tabled on 13 May 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

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.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.