Player-managers aren't really a thing in football anymore. Back in the mid-1990s, when on the hunt for a new boss, Manchester City promoted tough-tackling midfielder Peter Reid to the dugout while he was still a member of the first team squad. With limited experience, Reid took the bull by the horns and got the Blues playing some excellent and entertaining football - until he was later replaced by Brian Horton and went on to resume his playing career elsewhere. He spoke to the Blue Moon Podcast's David Mooney in 2011.
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