|Place of birth||Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets, London|
- 1 Early life and career
- 2 Youth coaching
- 3 Professional coaching
- 4 Other affiliations
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Early life and career
Born in Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets, London, Ali often used the name "Jordan", and was rejected by numerous clubs after trialling for them. His Indian ancestry played a part in his constant rejection. He was taken on by Arsenal F.C.  He secured a contract to play for Murcia in the Spanish lower divisions, and started selling real estate on golf resorts. He spent time at Barcelona's La Masia Academy where he added this experience to his coaching philosophy.
In the summer of 2011, Ali assembled a team of Indian players, aged under-15, to compete in the Arsenal International Soccer Festival. The team of 16, which was selected from 20,000 hopefuls, unexpectedly won the under-15 category at the Royal Holloway University.
In Spring of 2014 Ali ( 教練 阿里 ) introduced professional Football to Taiwan. Ali delivered his Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) to 30 deprived footballing hopefuls from Aboriginal origins in Hualien (花蓮) , Taiwan.
FA – The COACH Bursary Scheme
Saint Kitts & Nevis Football Association
Latvia Football Federation
In November 2012, Ali traveled to oversee the A-UEFA coaching masterclass course for Latvian coaches.
Chinese Taipei National Football Team (Taiwan)
In March 2013, Ali was appointed Head of Elite Football Development in Taiwan. Ali and the Chinese Taipei Football Association say the aim is to implement a long-term structure to get all Taiwan's age groups to their respective world championships. Ali says he intends to qualify all the Chinese Taipei age specific football teams to World Cup Finals.
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- "They Came, they Scored, they Conquered!". The Asian Today. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
- "Venky's sack Blackburn Rovers manager after 57 days in charge, turns to Judan Ali". The Indian Express. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Herbert, Ian (27 December 2012). "From Bollywood to Ewood: Judan Ali in challenging new role". The Independent. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- "Coach scheme helping under-represented coaches make headwav (sic)". Let's Kick Racism Out of Football. Kick It Out. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- "Coach Judan Ali visits St. Kitts". St Kitts Nevis Football Association. 18 April 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- Jolly, Richard (28 December 2012). "Singh quashes rumours over Judan Ali". ESPN FC. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- Pan, Jason (3 April 2013). "Taiwanese to train at Bayern Munich". Taipei Times. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- "Made in Taiwan...". Eastern Eye. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 28 May 2013.(subscription required)
- "Hollywood star Tamer Hassan and Shane Richie to appear in SRtRC charity match". Show Racism the Red Card. Retrieved 28 May 2013.