Nigel extends Bristol City contract

Nigel Pearson has signed a three-year contract as manager of Bristol City Football Club. Pearson, who has spent time in the Premier League in charge of Leicester City and Watford, will be aiming to guide Bristol City to the top flight for the first time since 1980. Speaking about his appointment,...

Nigel set for 500th game

Nigel Pearson will reach his 500th game as a manager on Saturday, as his Bristol City side take on QPR. During a varied and successful career in the dugout so far, Pearson has managed Carlisle United, West Bromwich Albion (caretaker), England U21s (caretaker), Newcastle United (twice as caretaker), Southampton, Leicester...

Nigel joins Robins as Manager

Bristol City have agreed a deal until the end of May, with Nigel taking charge against Swansea City on 27th February, in which Bristol won 3-1. Nigel will work with the current Assistant Head Coaches Keith Downing and Paul Simpson. City Chairman Jon Lansdown said: “Nigel gives us the leadership and...

fcbusiness: Pearson on leadership

Nigel is the latest subject to feature in the fcbusiness series ‘Managing in the Modern Game’, released in the December edition, issue 129 of the football industry publication. Pearson spoke to his adviser and Oporto director Dean Eldredge covering the issue of leadership within the context of football and his...

Nigel attracts extensive media interest

Nigel Pearson spoke to a number of media outlets over the past ten days, as he gave his first interviews since departing as Watford head coach in July. Pearson recorded the highest win percentage (35%) and highest points-per-game ratio (1.25) of any Watford boss during the club’s Premier League history...

Nigel Speaks to The Times and Sunday Times

Nigel recently spoke in length to Henry Winter and Jonathan Northcroft for interview features published in The Times and Sunday Times respectively. During the temporary suspension of Premier League football and the plans put in place to enable teams to report to training under revised, Nigel has spoken openly about...

Nigel Selected for FA Cup Coverage

Nigel guested on MOTD Live: Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City on BBC One on Wednesday 4th March. He featured alongside Alan Shearer, Micah Richards and presenter Gary Lineker for coverage of the FA Cup fifth round tie at Hillsborough, returning to the club he captained to the 1991 League Cup...

Nigel Features in The Times

Nigel last week spoke to The Times’ Chief Football Writer, Henry Winter, discussing notable points throughout his managerial career and how he gets away from the pressure of Premier League football. In an open and insightful interview, Nigel talks about his keen interest in sketching and painting, in addition to...

Nigel Set For Three Peaks Challenge

Nigel Pearson will attempt to complete the Three Peaks Challenge within 24 hours over the weekend of Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June. Pearson will complete the challenge with two other people; his wife’s sister-in-law Julie Williams, who is doing this in memory of her father who passed away in...

The Coaches’ Voice

Nigel has been featured by The Coaches’ Voice for a piece entitled The Journey: Here and Now, looking back at his coaching career, particularly his two spells at former club Leicester City. To read the first person article in full, please click here Photo – Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for The Coaches’ Voice