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FORMER Southend United manager, Chris Powell, has landed a coaching role with Tottenham Hotspur.
England international Powell, who represented several clubs as a player, including the Blues, West Ham United and most notably, Charlton Athletic, has linked up with the Lilywhites Academy as Head of Coaching – Under 17 to Under 23.
Powell will work alongside former Academy graduate and First Team player Ryan Mason with incoming Academy Manager Dean Rastrick at the helm.
Most recently, Powell served as Alan Pardew’s assistant at Dutch side ADO Den Haag. The 50-year-old will continue to coach with the England national team, under Gareth Southgate.
Speaking to www.tottenhamhotspur.com, Spurs Chairman, Daniel Levy enthused: “We are also pleased to welcome Chris Powell, someone our Academy has known for a number of years in his various coaching roles and his experiences during a successful playing career will prove invaluable to our young players.”