Jason Withe

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Jason Withe
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-08-16) 16 August 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1986–1989 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 West Bromwich Albion
1990 KPV Kokkola 3 (0)
1990–1991 Burnley
1991 Crewe Alexandra
1991–1992 Stockport County[1]
1991–1992 Stafford Rangers[2]
1992–1993 Telford United
Teams managed
1999–2001 BEC Tero Sasana
2001 Thailand (Assistant)
2001–2002 Home United
2003–2005 Bangkok Bank
2005–2007 Indonesia (Assistant)
2014 Songkhla United
2015 Nakhon Pathom United
2016–2017 Sukhothai (Club Director)
2017 Super Power Samut Prakan
2018 Deffo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 July 2008

Jason Withe (born 16 August 1971) is an English former football player, turned coach and manager.

Football career[edit]

The son of former Aston Villa striker and European Cup winner Peter Withe, Jason Withe's professional career did not see the success of his father's with much of his time spent playing in the reserves and non-league. He spent 1986 to 1990 with West Bromwich Albion before spending some time in Finland with KPV Kokkola in 1990. Returning to England, he played for Stafford Rangers, Stockport County, Crewe Alexandra, Burnley and Telford United.

Post-football coaching career[edit]

His first post-football job in coaching was at Birmingham City where he was Community Football Director which was followed by time with Aston Villa[3] where he worked as a coach educator. He was also employed as a Football Association (FA) tutor, delivering FA qualifications to budding coaches.

Management career in East/ South East Asia[edit]

He was 'Head Coach' of Thailand Premier League side BEC Tero Sasana,[4] leading the side to domestic double in 1999–2000. He moved to Singapore to become manager of Home United who play in the S-League where he steered them to a respectable second place in 2002.[4] A moved back to Thailand followed as Technical Director and then Head Coach of Bangkok Bank FC. As of November 2019, he is a coach with the Singapore-based youth football academy, JSSL, which is also the organiser of annual JSSL 7's football tournament.[4][5] In 2005, he became Assistant National Team Manager for the Indonesia Football Association.<[4]

Return to the UK[edit]

Withe moved back to the UK where he obtained his UEFA Pro Licence in 2006[6] and in 2007 became Head of Youth for Aldershot Town. He then scouted for Norwich City During this period he was also chairman of Knowle.[3][4]

A spell as Director of Football for Southam United followed in 2010.[2]

He was appointed as the centre director of Leicester City Girls Centre of Excellence in June 2011.[7][4]



BEC Tero Sasana
Home United


  1. ^ "Reserve team 1991-92 - Midland Senior League North". Go Go Go County. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b Stoner, Colin (24 July 2010). "Jason Withe becomes director of football at Southam United". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Double cup joy for knowle boss". icsolihull.com. 2 May 2008. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Thompson, Steve (18 March 2012). "Son of a gun, Jason Withe: Title-winning coach eyes 'unfinished business'". goal.com. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Queen's Cup 2004 final postponed". the-afc.com. 9 November 2007. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  6. ^ "The Class of 2006". The Football Association. 3 July 2006. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Centre of Excellence Director Appointed". Leicester City Women FC. 17 June 2011. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2012.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)