Cardiff City F.C. personnel

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Officials[edit]

President[edit]

From To Name Notes
1988 1990 Lord Brooks of Tremorfa

Chairmen[edit]

From To Name Notes
1910 1938 Sydney Nicholls Nicholls was not Chairman for all this period
1938 1957 Herbert Merrett
1957 1962 Ron Beecher
1962 1972 Fred Dewey
1972 1975 David Goldstone
1975 1977 Stefan Terlezki
1977 1983 Bob Grogan
1983 1986 Jack Leonard
1986 1992 Tony Clemo
1992 1995 Rick Wright
1995 1999 Samesh Kumar
1999 2000 Steve Borley
2000 2006 Sam Hammam
2006 2010 Peter Ridsdale Deputy Chairman (2005–06)
2010 2013 Chan Tien Ghee
2013 2013 Simon Lim Temporary Chairman
2013 present Mehmet Dalman

Directors[edit]

From To Name Executive Position Notes
1899 1954 Walter Bartley Wilson Secretary (1899–1933, 1933–54) Founded Club, Manager (1933–34)
1910 1938 Sydney Nicholls Chairman (1910–1938)
1937 1939 Ben Watts-Jones Manager (1934–47)
1938 unknown Herbert Merrett Chairman (1938-unknown)
1946 1958 Trevor Morris Manager-Secretary Assistant Secretary (1946–1954)
1955 1973 Fred Dewey Chairman (1962–72)
1957 1982 George Edwards Non-executive director
1960s 1973 Vivian Dewey
1960s 1971 Robert Williams
1972 1975 David Goldstone Chairman (1972–75)
1973 1975 J Lewis Walters
1975 1977 Stefan Terlezki Chairman (1975–77)
1975 1976 WJ Jarvis
1975 May 1992 Tony Clemo Chairman (1986–91)
1975 1978 Tiny Latner
1975 1980s Jack Leonard
1975 1980s Clive Griffiths
1975 1980s Dewi Evans
1977 1986 Bob Grogan Chairman (1977–86)
1984 1985 AN Conway
1984 1985 GR Cobb
1986 1987 D Proctor
1986 1987 D Whiteman
1989 May 1992 Linda Clemo
1990 August 1992 Robert Maughan
1991 1995 Rick Wright Chairman (1991–95)
April 1991 October 1991 George Harrison Company Secretary
December 1991 November 1995 David Henderson Company Secretary
October 1993 May 1995 Michael Boyce
October 1993 February 1997 William Dixon
October 1993 August 1994 John Oliver
October 1993 August 1994 Simon Williams
July 1995 June 2003 Samesh Kumar Chairman (1995–99)
July 1995 July 1999 Joan Hill
December 1995 October 1997 Ashor Lakhani Company Secretary
February 1997 May 1998 Rodney East
February 1997 October 2004 Paul Guy
February 1997 October 2000 Bob Phillips
October 1997 January 2001 Sean Murphy Company Secretary
February 1998 present Steve Borley Chairman (1999–2000) Non-executive director (2000-)
July 1998 November 1999 Philip Jardine
July 1998 November 1999 Michael Price
1999 July 2005 Michael Isaac
January 2001 October 2006 Peter Cooper Company Secretary
October 2000 January 2007 Jonathan Crystal
October 2000 October 2006 Sam Hammam Chairman (2000–2006)
February 2006 October 2006 Nijad Hammam
January 2003 April 2005 Kim Walker
January 2003 October 2004 David Temme
July 2005 June 2010 Peter Ridsdale Chairman (2006–2010) Deputy Chairman (2005–2006), also Chief Executive
January 2007 October 2007 Mike Hall PMG Development representative
January 2007 January 2013 Alan Whiteley Chief Executive (2011–12) Non-executive director, Company Secretary
August 2008 June 2010 Keith Harris Non-executive director Cardiff City (Holdings)
September 2008 June 2010 Alan Flitcroft Non-executive director
March 2010 February 2013 Chan Tien Ghee Chairman (2010–13) Non-executive Director (2009–10)
May 2010 August 2011 U-Jiun Tan Non-executive director
June 2010 June 2013 Paul Guy Non-executive director
June 2010 present Michael Isaac Non-executive director
November 2010 present Derek Chee Seng Chin Non-executive director
November 2010 October 2013 Len Wing Kong Non-executive director
November 2010 present Meng Kwong Lim Non-executive director
September 2011 October 2012 Mike Hall Second Spell, PMG representative, Non-executive directorCardiff City (Holdings)
January 2012 present Mehmet Dalman Non-executive director, Cardiff City (Holdings), Promoted to Chairman in 2013
June 2012 present Danni Rais Non-executive director, Cardiff City (Holdings)
November 2012 December 2012 Stephen Owen-Conway Cardiff City (Holdings)
February 2013 present Vincent Lye Ek Seang Non-executive director
June 2013 June 2014 Simon Lim
October 2013 present Michael Filiou
June 2014 present Ken Choo General Manager

The above table represents directors of the two companies Cardiff City Football Club (Holdings) Limited (number 04044254) [1] and Cardiff City Football Club Limited (number 00109065).[2] Some people are directors of both companies but in a few cases they are only director of one.

Chief Executive Officers[edit]

From To Name Notes
1980 1988 Ron Jones General Manager and then Managing Director
1996 1999 Joan Hill
2000 2006 David Temme
2006 2010 Peter Ridsdale Also Chairman
2010 2011 Gethin Jenkins
2011 2012 Alan Whiteley Chief Executive (2012)
2012 2014 Simon Lim
2014 present Mehmet Dalman Also chairman

Finance Director[edit]

From To Name Notes
2010 2012 Doug Lee
2012 present Richard Thompson

Secretary[edit]

From To Name Notes
1959 1972 Graham Keenor
1972 1980 Lance Hayward
1980 1987 Ron Jones
1988 1991 Eddie Harrison
1993 1995 Jim Finney
1996 1996 Barry Doughty
1996 1999 Ceri Whitehead
2000 2009 Jason Turner
2010 present Nick Alford

Coaching staff[edit]

First Team Managers[edit]


As of 2 January 2014
From To Name Notes
1910 1911 Davy McDougall Player/Manager
1911 1933 Fred Stewart
1933 1934 Walter Bartley Wilson Also Club Secretary
1934 1937 Ben Watts-Jones
1937 1939 Billy Jennings
1939 1946 Cyril Spiers
1946 1948 Billy McCandless
1948 1954 Cyril Spiers 2nd Spell
1954 1958 Trevor Morris Assistant Secretary (1946–1954), Manager-Secretary (1954–1958)
1958 1962 Bill Jones
1962 1964 George Swindin
1964 1973 Jimmy Scoular
1973 1973 Lew Clayton Caretaker
1973 1974 Frank O'Farrell
1974 1978 Jimmy Andrews
1978 1981 Richie Morgan General Manager (1981–82)
1981 1982 Graham Williams
1982 1984 Len Ashurst
1984 1984 Jimmy Mullen & Jimmy Goodfellow Joint Caretakers
1984 1984 Jimmy Goodfellow Promoted from Caretaker manager
1984 1986 Alan Durban
1986 1989 Frank Burrows
1989 1991 Len Ashurst 2nd Spell
1991 1994 Eddie May
1994 1995 Terry Yorath
1995 1995 Eddie May 2nd Spell
1995 1996 Kenny Hibbitt Promoted to Director of Football in 1996
1996 1996 Phil Neal
1996 1996 Kenny Hibbitt Caretaker, 2nd Spell
1996 1998 Russell Osman
1998 1998 Kenny Hibbitt Caretaker, 3rd Spell
1998 2000 Frank Burrows 2nd Spell
2000 2000 Billy Ayre
2000 2000 Bobby Gould Promoted to General Manager in October 2000
2000 2002 Alan Cork
2002 2005 Lennie Lawrence
2005 2011 Dave Jones
2011 2013 Malky Mackay
2013 2014 David Kerslake Caretaker
2014 Present Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Assistant Managers[edit]

As of 28 June 2011
From To Name Appointed by Position (If different from Assistant Manager) Notes
1978 1980 Brian Harris Morgan
1982 1984 Jimmy Goodfellow Ashurst Co-Caretaker manager (1984), promoted to manager in 1984
1984 1984 Jimmy Mullen Goodfellow Joint Caretaker manager with Goodfellow (1984)
1996 1996 Russell Osman Hibbitt
1998 2000 Billy Ayre Burrows Promoted to manager in 2000
2000 2000 Billy Ayre Gould demoted from Manager in 2000, 2nd spell, demoted to Head Coach in 2000
2000 2000 Alan Cork Gould promoted to Manager in October 2000
2000 2004 Ian Butterworth Cork joint assistant with Atkins (2001)
2001 2001 Ian Atkins Cork joint assistant with Butterworth
2004 2011 Terry Burton Lawrence
2011 2014 David Kerslake Mackay promoted to caretaker in 2013
2014 present Mark Dempsey Solskjær

Coaches/Trainers[edit]

As of 14 August 2011
From To Name Position Managers Served Under Notes
1934 1937 Billy Jennings First Team Coach Watts-Jones promoted to Manager in 1937
1963 unknown Ron Stitfall First Team Coach Swindin
1964 1974 Lew Clayton Trainer Scoular, O'Farrell
1974 unknown Ron Durham Trainer Andrews
1978 1980 Doug Livermore First Team Coach Morgan
1986 1998 Jimmy Goodfellow First Team Coach Burrows, Ashurst, May, Yorath, Hibbitt, Osman also Physio during time as coach
1987 2005 George Wood Goalkeeper Coach Burrows, Ashurst, May, Yorath, Hibbitt, Neal, Osman, Ayre, Gould, Cork, Lawrence Player/Coach
1989 1990 Bobby Smith First Team Coach Burrows, Ashurst
1989 unknown Gavin Tait Youth Coach Burrows, Ashurst, May, Yorath, Hibbitt, Neal, Osman
2000 2000 Billy Ayre Head Coach Gould demoted from Assistant manager in 2000
2003 2011 Paul Wilkinson First Team Coach Lawrence, D Jones also Reserve Team Manager
2005 2011 Martyn Margetson Goalkeeper Coach D Jones Player/coach in 2005-06 season
2011 2014 Joe McBride First Team Coach Mackay
2011 2014 James Hollman Goalkeeper Coach Mackay
2012 present Callum Walsh First Team Strength & Conditioning Coach Mackay, Solskjær
2014 present Richard Hartis Goalkeeper Coach Solskjær
2014 present Danny Keough First Team Coach Solskjær

Reserve Team Manager[edit]

As of 16 April 2011
From To Name Appointed by Notes
2003 2011 Paul Wilkinson Lawrence also First Team Coach

Academy Staff[edit]

As of 16 April 2011[3]
From To Name Position Notes
2003 2007 Lee Robinson Academy Manager
2003 2013 Geraint Twose U16 Development Coach U12-U16
2003 2007 Paul Compton Head of Recruitment
2012 2013 Lee Kendall Goalkeeper Coach
2003 present Mark Neville Assistant Development Coach U7-U11
2003 present Steve Ellis Head of Education and Welfare
2003 unknown Graham Pulling Chief Academy Scout
2003 present Anthony Redwood Operation Manager Academy Secretary (2003-2012)
2006 present James McCarthy Assistant Academy Manager U16 Coach (2006-13)
2010 present David Gough U18 Assistant Coach Coach (2010-2012)
2012 present Matthew Bloxham U12-U16 Assistant Development Coach
2012 2014 Dick Bate Academy Manager
2012 2014 Kevin Cooper U21 Development Coach Former player (2005–08)
2013 present James Rowberry U12-U16 Lead Development Coach
2013 present Andy Shea Head of Academy Sports Science & Medicine
2013 present Darran Lovell Academy Goalkeeper Coach
2013 present Kevin Nicholson U18 Head Coach Under 18 Manager
2013 present Sam Roberts Academy Secretary
2014 present Nilton Terroso U21 Development Coach Sports Scientist (2012-14)
unknown present Paul McCarthy Head of Recruitment Chief Scout (unknown-2012)
unknown present Vinny Leach Football Support Officer

Miscellaneous[edit]

Physiotherapists[edit]

As of 19 June 2014
From To Name Position Notes
1974 unknown Ron Durham Physio Also First Team Coach
1986 1998 Jimmy Goodfellow Physio
1999 2000 Mike Davenport Physio
2001 2004 Clive Goodyear Physio
2005 2005 Steve Allen Physio
2003 2013 Neil Lewis Senior Academy Physiotherapist
2003 present Adam Rattenbury Physiotherapist Academy Physiotherapist (2003-2011), First Team Physio (2011-)
2005 2014 Sean Connelly Senior Physiotherapist
2013 present Edward Richmond Development Squad Physiotherapist

Other[edit]

As of 18 January 2014
From To Name Position Notes
1992 present Len Nokes Club Doctor Fan Doctor (1992–2002), Club Doctor (2002-)
2001 present Ian Lenning Kit & Equipment
2003 present Alan Cross Assistant kit manager
2005 2011 Alex Armstrong Fitness Coach
2005 2013 Stefan Burnett Fitness Coach Promoted from Masseur in 2011
2006 present Enda Barron Performance Analyst promoted to First Team Performance Analyst in 2007
2011 2014 Richard Collinge Fitness Coach Head of Performance 2011-2013
2011 2013 Iain Moody Head of Recruitment
2011 present Martin Hodge Opposition Analyst
2011 2014 Nilton Terroso Sports Scientist
2011 present Graham Younger Recruitment Analyst
2012 present Mark Stow Club Scout Chief Scout 2012-2014
2013 2014 Martyn Pert Head of Conditioning
2013 2013 Alisher Apsalyamov Acting Head of Recruitment
2014 present René Skovdahl Head of Conditioning
2014 present John Vik Chief Scout

References[edit]

"CARDIFF CITY MANAGEMENT". Cardiff City F.C. 16 April 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 

  1. ^ "Cardiff City Football Club (Holdings)". Companies In The UK. 15 October 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cardiff City Football Club". Companies In The UK. 15 October 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cardiff City F.C. academy staff". Cardiff City F.C. 16 April 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2011.