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Manager Profile: Graham Rix

Full Name: Graham Cyril Rix

Born: Wednesday, 23rd October 1957
Place of Birth: Doncaster, England


Rix was hired originally in 1993 as a youth team coach and despite being almost 37, registered as a player for the 1994/5 season due to an injury crisis at the club. He ended up making 4 appearances over the season, including one in the league against his former club Arsenal.

In 1996 on his appointment as manager, Ruud Gullit promoted Rix to assistant manager, a position he continued in under Gullit's successor Luca Vialli.

There was a 6-month break in his service between Mar - Sep 1999 when Rix was sentenced to a year in prison having been convicted of having underage sex with a 15-year-old girl. he served 6 months and returned to his position upon being released. Ray Wilkins was hired to take the assistant manager role in Rix's absence and Wilkins moved into a coaching position on his return.

When Vialli was sacked the following year, Rix, assisted by Wilkins, took caretaker care of the club for 2 games before Vialli's successor Claudio Ranieri was appointed and subsequently disposed of both Rix & Wilkins' services. They both left the club in November 2000

Managerial Record



Manager from: September, 2000
Manager until: September, 2000

PlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstWin %Goals / Game
League1001020%0.00
Europe110010100%1.00
Total21011250%0.50
Players In

DateNameAmount
Players Out

DateName
Sep 2000Gianluca Vialli


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