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Scott Cooper (football manager)

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Full name  Scott Joseph Cooper
Role  Football manager
Name  Scott Cooper

Current team  Ubon UMT United
Manages  Buriram United F.C.
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Date of birth  (1970-06-16) 16 June 1970 (age 45)
1997  Huntsville Fire (indoor)
1999  Chester City (First Team Coach)

Place of birth  Sheffield, England

Scott Cooper (born 16 June 1970) is an Irish football manager and is currently the head coach of Ubon UMT United in Thai Division 1 League. Cooper has coaching experiences with the Huntsville Fire, Chester City, Anguilla national football team, Montserrat national football team, Leicester City, the Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) England Under-15 National Football Team and more recently with Buriram United FC in the Thai Premier League.

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Buriram United

Cooper was picked by Buriram United to replace Attaphol Buspakom after 2013 AFC Champions League against FC Seoul along with his assistant Darren Read.

On his arrival at Buriram United Cooper found the club in third place of the Thai Premier League, five points adrift of the league leaders. Under Cooper's managerial reign, Buriram were unbeaten in the Thai Premier League, AFC Champions League, Thai FA Cup and Thai League Cup.

Buriram United won 23 out of 29 matches, drawing five and losing only once under Cooper. The club won all their away games at the top four Thai clubs during the season. Named "Manager of the Month" in June 2013, Cooper has led Buriram United to the top 10 club rankings in Asia, creating history for the Thai club in the process. Under Cooper's tutelage, Buriram on an average scored 3.1 goals per game whilst conceding 0.75 goals per game.

Cooper also had a major influence on developing Thai players in his squad, as nine Thai players were called up to the national team.

Muangthong United FC

On 2 January 2014, Muangthong United FC officially appointed him as the head coach.

Mitra Kukar FC

On 11 December 2014, Mitra Kukar FC officially appointed him as the head coach.

Ubon UMT United

On April 2015, Ubon UMT United officially appointed him as the head coach.

Managerial statistic

As of 31 August 2017

1 A win or loss by the penalty shoot-out is regarded as the draw in time.

Honours

  • Thai League 2
  • Runner-up : 2016
  • Regional League Division 2:
  • Regional League North-East Division
  • Runner-up : 2015
  • References

    Scott Cooper (football manager) Wikipedia


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