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Manager: Steve Watson

Steve Watson was appointed manager on January 10, 2019 after leaving his role as manager of National League club Gateshead.

Watson, 47, moved into coaching eleven years ago after an illustrious playing career with Newcastle United, Aston Villa, Everton, West Bromwich Albion, and Sheffield Wednesday.

He was previously employed as a coach by Huddersfield Town and Birmingham City and assistant-manager at Macclesfield Town and moved into management at Gateshead in October 2017.

Watson ensured Gateshead survived in the National League last season and reached the semifinals of the FA Trophy. In his last season, he had steered the North East club to eighth position in the table prior to his departure.


Assistant-manager: Micky Cummins

Micky Cummins worked alongside Steve Watson at Gateshead and followed the City manager to Bootham Crescent in January 2019.

A former Republic of Ireland Under-21 international midfielder, Cummins made over 400 appearances in the Football League for Grimsby Town, Rotherham United, Darlington, Port Vale, and Middlesbrough.

He finished his playing career at Gateshead and was appointed joint reserve and youth team coach in summer 2014.

He was promoted to assistant-manager at Gateshead following Watson's arrival as manager three years later.


Lead Sports TherapistLewis Bulmer

A former graduate of York St. John University, Bulmer joined the club in September 2020 and works with the first team and U19s academy side providing physiotherapy for the players.

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