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Assistant manager

James Beattie

First team



Date of birth



Former England striker James Beattie took up the position of assistant manager in August 2020.

Beattie has worked with Wednesday manager Garry Monk at previous clubs Swansea, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Birmingham.

Beattie enjoyed a fine 18-year career as a player, making almost 500 appearances with the majority of those coming for Southampton in the Premier League.

He went on to turn out for Everton, Sheffield United, Stoke, Rangers, Blackpool and finally Accrington Stanley, where he also spent 16 months as first team manager before joining Monk’s coaching staff at Swansea in 2015.