The life and times of new Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray
Last Updated: October 26, 2010 2:06pm
Mowbray: Coming home
On the day Tony Mowbray returns to hometown club Middlesbrough as manager skysports.com looks back at his career to date. Mowbray is well loved on Teesside having established himself as a club legend during his playing days which saw him make 419 appearances in over a decade at Boro.
1963: Born November 22, Saltburn, North Yorkshire.
1981: Signs for Middlesbrough as an apprentice.
1982: Makes debut in September in 1-1 draw at Newcastle at the age of 18. Goes on to win promotion to the top flight from Division Three.
1991: After making 419 appearances, scoring 30 goals and representing England at B level, he joins Celtic in November for £1million.
1995: Joins Ipswich in October for £300,000 after 93 appearances and six goals for Celtic.
2000: May - Plays final game against Barnsley in the First Division play-off final at Wembley after scoring eight goals in 149 appearances. Appointed full-time coach after Ipswich's promotion to the Premier League.
2003: Acts as caretaker manager for four games during the period in between the sacking of George Burley and appointment of Joe Royle.
2004: May - Appointed manager of Hibernian.
July - Knocked out of Intertoto Cup by Vetra Vilnius of Lithuania in first competitive games.
2005: May - Hibs finish third in the SPL to claim UEFA Cup place.
2006: October 11 - Hibs grant West Brom permission to interview Mowbray and he is appointed manager two days later.
2007: May 28 - West Brom lose Championship play-off final 1-0 to Derby after finishing fourth in table.
2008: April 5 - West Brom reach FA Cup semi-finals but are beaten 1-0 by Portsmouth at Wembley.
May 4 - West Brom win the Championship.
2009: May 17 - West Brom are relegated from the Premier League following 2-0 home defeat by Liverpool.
June 16 - Mowbray is confirmed as the new manager of Celtic on a 12-month rolling contract.
December 2 - Celtic finally record their first Europa League victory of the season at the fifth attempt but a 2-0 win over Hapoel is not enough to prevent them being knocked out of the competition.
2010: February 1 - Celtic complete loan capture of Robbie Keane from Tottenham, the last of eight transfer-window signings. The window also sees big names Gary Caldwell, Barry Robson and Scott McDonald leave the club.
February 2 - Keane's debut ends in defeat as Celtic lose to Kilmarnock for the first time in nine years.
February 28 - Celtic lose third Old Firm derby of the season 1-0 to fall 13 points behind Rangers.
March 24 - Celtic are thrashed 4-0 at second-bottom St Mirren.
March 25 - Celtic confirm the departure of Mowbray, assistant manager Mark Venus and first-team coach Peter Grant.
October 26 - Mowbray appointed Middlesbrough manager.