Paul Cook

Paul Cook is the manager of Portsmouth.

He was previously manager of Chesterfield, where he led them to the League One play-offs in the 2014/15 season.

In his first full season in charge, he led Chesterfield to promotion to Sky Bet League One by winning the league title in the process, to secure their return to the third tier of English football after a two year absence.

Hi joined the Spireites from npower League Two rivals Accrington where Cook previously took charge at the Crown Ground following the departure of long-serving John Coleman to Rochdale. It was to mark Cook's first appointment in the Football League.

Paul began his managerial career with Southport before he joined Sligo Rovers. He spent nearly five years in charge of the Irish Premier Division side where he secured European football and led them to success in both the Irish League and Cup. 

Cook ended his playing career with Stanley in 2006 after spells with Wolves, Tranmere, Stockport and Burnley amongst others.

Honours (7)
  • personal-awards
    • Portsmouth:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet League Two, (30/04/2017)
    • Chesterfield:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet League Two, (August 2013)
  • promotions
    • Chesterfield:
      • Promotion to Sky Bet League One, (Season 2013/14)
  • league-titles
    • Chesterfield:
      • Sky Bet League Two Title, (Season 2013/14)
  • domestic-trophies
    • Sligo Rovers:
      • FAI Cup, (2011)
      • FAI Cup, (2010)
      • League of Ireland Cup, (2010)
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