|Full name||Ian Talbot|
|Born||24 January 1977|
Ian Talbot (born 24 January 1977), is a professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s, and 2000s, playing at club level for Wigan Warriors, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, and Dewsbury Rams, as a hooker.
After ending his playing career, Talbot began coaching at St Helens R.F.C. in 2002 as assistant coach to Keiron Purtill for the Under-18's side. He progressed through the coaching ranks at Saints and spent four years as head coach of their Under-20's before becoming head coach of Rochdale Hornets in October 2012.
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