Steven Polack

Steven George Polack[3] (born 10 January 1961) is an English football manager and former footballer who also holds a Finnish citizenship. Polack is currently the head coach of Gor Mahia F.C. in Kenya.[4]

Steven Polack
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Personal information
Full name Steven George Polack
Date of birth (1961-01-10) 10 January 1961 (age 60)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1994 RoPS 265 (31)
1995–1998 Inter Turku 76 (1)
Teams managed
1998–1999 Inter Turku (assistant)
1999–2000 Inter Turku
2000[1] FC Espoo (youth)
2001–2002 FC Boda
2003 FC KooTeePee
2004 FC Viikingit
2005 AC Oulu
2006 KPV
2006[1] FC Raahe
2007[1] PK Keski-Uusimaa
2007–2009 King Faisal Babes
2009–2010 Berekum Chelsea
2011 Berekum Chelsea
2013–2015[2] KTP (assistant)
2017 Berekum Chelsea
2017–2018 Asante Kotoko
2019– Gor Mahia F.C.
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Early lifeEdit

Polack was born in Birmingham, England to an English mother and a father from the West Indies.[3]

CareerEdit

Polack played 13 seasons and 301 caps for RoPS Rovaniemi and FC Inter in the Finnish premier division Veikkausliiga from 1984 to 1994 and 1996–1997. He is one of the most legendary players of RoPS.[5] After his professional career Polack has been coaching several clubs in Finland as well as King Faisal and Berekum Chelsea in Ghana.[6][7]

HonoursEdit

As a PlayerEdit

RoPS

As a ManagerEdit

Berekum Chelsea

Asante Kotoko

  • MTN FA Cup Winners: 2017/18 Ghana
  • President cup winners: 2017/18 Ghana

Gor Mahia

Individual

  • MTN Coach of the Year: 2017 Ghana
  • Coach of the Month October 2019 Kenya
  • Coach of the Month November 2019 Kenya
  • Coach of the Month February 2020 Kenya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Steve Polack arrives for Berekum Chelsea coaching job‚ ghanasoccernet.com, 18 August 2011
  2. ^ Brittitaistelija pelasi itsensä rovaniemeläisten sydämiin‚ urheilumuseo.fi
  3. ^ a b "Interview: Steve Pollack Q&A". Ghanasoccernet.com. 13 October 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  4. ^ BREAKING: Kotoko sack coach Steven Polack after Confed Cup exit, blackpoolgazette.co.uk, 23 February 2018
  5. ^ "Veikkausliiga legends" (in Finnish). Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Steve Polack arrives for Berekum Chelsea coaching job". Ghana Soccernet. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Berekum Chelsea confirm coach Polack exit". Modern Ghana. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 29 May 2013.