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First team coach

Paul Williams

First team



Date of birth



Former centre back Paul Williams played over 400 games in a 16-year playing career, featuring mostly for Coventry and Derby as well as representing England at Under-21 level.

After hanging up his boots, Williams has built up a wealth of experience in a number of off-field roles.

He began coaching youth football with Wolves and Southampton and has enjoyed assistant manager roles with Brentford, Swansea, and the Guyana national team under former Owls defender Michael Johnson.

Williams has managed England at Under-20 level, having also coached the younger Three Lions sides, as well as a stint as caretaker manager at Nottingham Forest and a coach with Birmingham.

He worked as a scout with West Brom and was most recently the head coach of Norwich’s Under-18s.