Wayne Jacobs

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Wayne Jacobs
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-02-03) 3 February 1969 (age 45)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Bradford City (assistant manager)
Youth career
1985–1987 Sheffield Wednesday
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Sheffield Wednesday 6 (0)
1988–1993 Hull City 129 (4)
1993–1994 Rotherham United 42 (2)
1994–2005 Bradford City 318 (12)
2005–2006 Halifax Town 11 (0)
Total 505 (18)
Teams managed
2003 Bradford City (joint caretaker)
2010 Bradford City (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Wayne Jacobs (born 3 February 1969) is an English football coach and former professional player who was most recently assistant manager at Bradford City.


Playing career[edit]

During his career he played for Sheffield Wednesday, Hull City, Rotherham United, Bradford City and Halifax Town.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

On 29 June 2007 it was announced that Jacobs would be returning to Bradford as assistant manager under Stuart McCall,[2][3] and on 8 February 2010 he took over as manager in a temporary capacity when McCall departed.[4] He was assistant manager under former England under 21 manager Peter Taylor but was put on gardening leave in February 2011,[5] following Taylor's departure.

Outside of football[edit]

Wayne Jacobs founded the charity One In A Million which helps disadvantaged children in the city of Bradford. The One in a Million charity has also opened a free school in the city, in September 2013.[6]


  1. ^ Profile - Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database
  2. ^ BBC News, Jacobs assists McCall at Bantams
  3. ^ The Telegraph & Argus, Jacob's return to City is finalised
  4. ^ Bradford City boss Stuart McCall quits
  5. ^ Parker, Simon (2011-02-27). "Jackson given Bradford City job for now". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 2011-02-27. 
  6. ^ Rush, James (2010-10-29). "Bradford and Shipley pair facing month of pain to help charity". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 

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