28 Facts About Brian Horton

1. Brian Horton is an English former footballer and manager, who is working as the football coordinator at Southend United.

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2. Brian Horton has two children, twins Matt and Lucy, from a previous marriage.

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3. Brian Horton lives in Cheadle Hulme, near Stockport, with his family.

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4. Brian Horton left Roots Hall on 17 January 2018 after Brown was placed on gardening leave.

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5. Brian Horton was appointed as football coordinator by Southend United manager Phil Brown in August 2015.

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6. Brian Horton helped the club win promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs in May 2008, the first time Hull City were in the top-flight in 104 years.

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7. Brian Horton placed Kevin Townson on the transfer list, before sacking the striker after Townson displayed "serious misconduct".

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8. Brian Horton allowed Martin Carruthers to leave, though extended Tommy Widdrington's contract, and offered fresh deals to six others.

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9. Brian Horton won his first trophy as a manager as Vale lifted the League Trophy, coming from behind to beat Brentford at the Millennium Stadium.

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10. Brian Horton responded to this humiliation by placing five players on the transfer list.

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11. Brian Horton supplemented these free transfer signings with loanees David Freeman and David Beresford.

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12. Brian Horton took goalkeepers Andy Oakes and Matt Glennon in on loan, and signed striker Martin Aldridge on loan from Blackpool.

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13. Brian Horton led the club to victory over Chester City, Brighton's first win in five months.

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14. Brian Horton broke the club's transfer record when he splashed out £1.2 million on Bristol Rovers striker Marcus Stewart.

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15. Brian Horton made a swift return to management with Huddersfield Town, who had just won promotion to the First Division under Neil Warnock, who announced his surprise resignation days after the club's play-off success.

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16. Brian Horton traded eight-year club veteran striker David White to Leeds United in exchange for David Rocastle; Rocastle failed to live up to expectations, and scored just two league goals.

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17. Brian Horton left the Manor Ground for an even bigger challenge in August 1993.

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18. Brian Horton sold Paul Simpson to Derby for £500,000 in February 1992.

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19. Brian Horton made no major signings in Foyle's place, and instead handed debuts to Paul Wanless, Chris Allen, and Bobby Ford.

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20. Brian Horton quickly built up a reputation as a "strong-minded, tactically-aware coach.

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21. Brian Horton had played 131 first team games for the club, scoring 14 goals.

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22. Brian Horton was named on the PFA Team of the Year for the third time in his career, alongside teammates Kirk Stephens, Ricky Hill, and David Moss.

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23. Brian Horton transferred to Luton Town in August 1981, as the club were competing in the Second Division under the stewardship of David Pleat.

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24. Brian Horton was named on the PFA Team of the Year for a second time, alongside teammate Mark Lawrenson.

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25. Brian Horton missed a period around Christmas due to injury, and during this time his teammates struggled to find results; this ultimately cost the "Valiants", as they finished four points behind promoted Notts County.

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26. Brian Horton is one of the few managers in English football to have taken charge of teams in more than a thousand games.

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27. Brian Horton was promoted out of the Second Division with both Brighton and Luton.

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28. Brian Horton made over 100 appearances for Luton between 1981 and 1984.

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