Shaun Cunnington

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Shaun Cunnington
Personal information
Full name Shaun Cunnington
Date of birth (1966-01-04) 4 January 1966 (age 52)
Place of birth Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1988 Wrexham 198 (12)
1988–1992 Grimsby Town 182 (13)
1992–1995 Sunderland 58 (8)
1995–1997 West Bromwich Albion 13 (0)
1997–1998 Notts County 17 (0)
1998–2000 Kidderminster Harriers 35 (2)
Total 506 (35)
Teams managed
2004 Kidderminster Harriers (Caretaker)
2007–2008 Alvechurch
2008–2009 Willenhall Town
2011–2012 Halesowen Town
2013–2014 Evesham United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shaun Cunnington (born 4 January 1966) is an English former professional footballer and former manager of Evesham United


Having started playing with Bourne Town,[1] most of his playing career was spent in the second tier of English football with Wrexham, Grimsby Town, Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion.

He started his career as a trainee with Wrexham before moving to Grimsby Town in 1988 for a fee of £65,000. He then moved to Sunderland in 1992 for a fee of £650,000. He spent three years with West Bromwich Albion before moving on to Notts County.

In 1998, he joined part timers Kidderminster Harriers. After a spate of injuries he eventually retired to become a coach, and in 2003 became Harriers' Youth Team coach.

In October 2004 he became caretaker manager of Kidderminster Harriers Football Club. after Jan Molby resigned following a poor run of form. Under Cunnington Harriers lost all seven games played under his stewardship. He returned to be Youth Team coach when Stuart Watkiss became Harriers new manager but left the club in July 2005 to spend more time running his Italian restaurant in Droitwich Spa, where he resides.

In May 2008 he became manager of Willenhall Town, replacing Dean Edwards.

He was manager of Halesowen Town replacing Tony Thorpe in January 2011, bringing long-time friend Paul Tomlinson to the club as Assistant Manager. In September 2012, Cunnington resigned from his post as manager at the club.[2]

On 17 May 2013 Shaun was confirmed as the new manager of Evesham United


  1. ^ Bourne Town official - history
  2. ^ "Cunnington makes Yeltz exit". Non League Daily. 12 September 2012.

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