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October 26, 1963,

Birmingham, England

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December 9th 2019

Former Premier League-winning coach Craig Shakespeare was added to Nigel Pearson’s backroom team on December 9, 2019

The 56-year-old – who was assistant to Claudio Ranieri during Leicester’s title-winning 2015/16 campaign – joined Watford as Assistant Head Coach.

An ex-teammate of Pearson’s at Sheffield Wednesday, Shakespeare also worked alongside the Hornets’ Head Coach at West Brom, Leicester City and Hull City.

He had a spell as the Foxes’ manager in 2017 and has also previously coached at Everton as well as on the international stage with England.