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Scott Sellars (born 27 November 1965) is an English former professional football player, who was Head of Academy Coaching [1] at Manchester City.

Scott Sellars
Personal information
Full name Scott Sellars
Date of birth (1965-11-27) 27 November 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Left midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1986 Leeds United 76 (12)
1986–1992 Blackburn Rovers 202 (35)
1992–1993 Leeds United 7 (0)
1993–1995 Newcastle United 75 (8)
1995–1999 Bolton Wanderers 111 (15)
1999–2001 Huddersfield Town 48 (1)
2001 AGF Aarhus 20 (1)
2002–2003 Mansfield Town 20 (3)
Total 545 (72 )
National team
1988 England U21 3 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Chesterfield (assistant manager)
2009–2014 Manchester City (Academy coach)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Manchester City sacked Scott Sellars on 11 April 2014 due to difference in footballing opinion with current regime led by director of football Txiki Begiristain.

Sellars is now the head coach of Wolverhampton Wanderers U23's team.


After starting his career at Leeds United, Sellars established himself in the Second Division with Blackburn Rovers where he spent six years. After three play-off heartbreaks, Sellars finally found success in the 1991-92 Play-off Final which earned Rovers promotion to the newly formed Premier League. However, that would prove to be his last match for Rovers as he joined his old club Leeds who had just won the First Division.

On 24 April 1993 he scored the winning goal for the Magpies in their 1-0 win over local rivals Sunderland in Division One at St James's Park, which meant that they only needed a point from their final three games to be sure of promotion.[2]

Sellars joined Manchester City as Academy coach in October 2009 [3] after previously holding the role of assistant manager at Chesterfield in the League Two. He was sacked on 11 April 2014 after a "difference of footballing opinion with the current regime" [4] and fears over the club's homegrown quota.

In July 2014 he was appointed to the coaching staff at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.[5]


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  5. ^ "Wolves appoint Scott Sellars and Rob Edwards". Express and Star. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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