Brian Kidd



Having won the European Cup with United, Brian later moved to Maine Road and racked up 128 appearances, including over 50 goals, with the Blues between 1976 and 1979. A career that also took in stints at Everton, Arsenal and Bolton ended in the United States before he turned his attention to coaching, where his techniques have won many admirers and brought success at many levels.

Brian spent a decade at Old Trafford as youth team boss and assistant manager before moving to Leeds, Sheffield United and, in 2008-09,  Portsmouth, where alongside Paul Hart he managed to keep the south coast side in the Premier League.

Kidd, who was born in Collyhurst and always maintained his family home in the Manchester area, was also England coach under former City chief Sven-Goran Eriksson.

From February 2009 to August 2009, Kidd was an assistant manager at Portsmouth before taking up the role of Technical Development Manager at City the following month.

In December 2009, Kidd became Roberto Mancini's assistant manager - a role he continues in after Mancini's departure in 2013 when Manuel Pellegrini took the reins at the Etihad.

He now assumes the same position as part of Pep Guardiola's backroom team, taking his overall time with the Club past the 10-year  mark. 


Date of birth
5 May 1949
Collyhurst, England
Assistant Manager
Joined City
9 January 2009
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