Goater Returns To Man City In Coaching Role

October 8, 2021 | 2 Comments

[Updated] Shaun Goater has returned to Manchester City — where he had a stand out career as a player — with the Bermudian football legend set to join the Academy coaching team as part of a “programme aimed at increasing the number of Black, Asian and mixed heritage coaches.”

The Manchester City website said, “Shaun Goater has joined Manchester City’s Academy coaching set-up as part of a programme aimed at increasing the number of Black, Asian and mixed heritage coaches working full-time in professional football.

“The 51-year-old, who scored 103 goals in 211 games for the Club between 1998 and 2003, has embarked on a 23-month placement after successfully applying through the Premier League’s Coach Inclusion & Diversity Scheme [CIDS].

“He will work across all the Academy age groups, from the foundation phase up to the professional development phase, in a varied role which will provide a wide range of experience.

“A UEFA ‘A’ licence holder, Goater began his coaching career in his native Bermuda, where he won seven trophies whilst in charge of North Village Rams.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for me,” he said.

“To work at one of the best academies in the world, in top-class facilities and with some of the most talented youngsters in the country is something every coach aspires to.

“I enjoyed some wonderful times here as a player and, in this role, I am confident I can help the next generation on their journey, whilst also improving as a coach.

“It is so important that people from all backgrounds are represented within football and it is great to see Manchester City and the Premier League are committed to helping coaches from under-represented groups build a career in the game.”

You can read the full story here on Manchester City.

Update Oct 9, 6.18pm: NVCC President Shervin Dill said, “On behalf of your North Village Community Club family, as President please allow me to extend our most sincere congratulations to you and family on your appointment to the Coaching Staff at Manchester City.

“NVCC is so very proud and honored to have been a part of your development in Bermuda and your Legacy in the UK. This great news adds to recent success stories of NVCC Youth Players Ajani Burchall at Aston Villa and Remi Coddington at West Ham. When we see these achievements it makes all the work that Community Clubs do in Bermuda worthwhile

“Shaun we are so very proud of you and wish you all the best, and every success in your new role at at Manchester City. Keep up the great work you are doing for football.

“We salute you Shaun Goater. Feed The Goat.”

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  1. Bron says:

    Feed the Goat! Congrats Shaun

  2. Patricia says:

    Congratulations and much success in your new role.

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