Glen Salmon

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Glen Salmon
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Salmon training for FC Groningen
Personal information
Full name Glen George Salmon
Date of birth (1977-12-24) 24 December 1977 (age 44)
Place of birth Salisbury, Rhodesia
(now Harare, Zimbabwe)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Orlando Pirates (reserves manager)
Youth career
Chiltern Park
Christian Brothers College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Supersport United 31 (12)
1999–2002 NAC 82 (27)
2002–2007 Groningen 118 (25)
2007 NAC Breda 15 (8)
2007–2008 PAOK 24 (4)
2008–2012 Supersport United 62 (9)
National team
2000–2008 South Africa 3 (0)
Teams managed
2019– Orlando Pirates (reserves manager)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Glen George Salmon (born 24 December 1977) is a retired South African football forward and current manager of Orlando Pirates' B-team.


Salmon was born in the Rhodesian capital of Salisbury (now Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe) and grew up in South Africa.

He spent almost one decade playing in Europe for NAC Breda and FC Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie and PAOK in Greece.

Salmon made his international debut against Algeria on 2 February 2000 and has been capped three times in total.

Scored on debut for Kempton Park in a 7–2 win over Luso Africa Stars .

Coaching career[edit]

From the summer 2013 until the summer 2019, Salmon worked as an academy manager for Bidvest Wits. On 21 August 2019, he was appointed manager of Orlando Pirates' B-team.[1]


  1. ^ Pirates appoint new coach,, 21 August 2019

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