Nick Barmby was most recently the manager of Hull City in the npower Championship.
His appointment resulted in Barmby entering football management for the first time after a very successful playing career. His playing days began with Tottenham Hotspur and he then went on to play for Middlesbrough, Everton, Liverpool, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest before hanging up his boots at the KC stadium.
He had two Premier League seasons with Hull and Barmby is one of only six players to have scored for six different Premier League teams.
Nick also won 23 England caps between 1995 and 2001 and scored four goals for his country.
He was with his hometown club since July 2004 and helped the club to promotion from League One in his first season with the Tigers. After helping City establish themselves in the Championship for the following two campaigns, Barmby was part of the squad that earned promotion to the Premier League in 2008.
Later, Nick accepted a player-coach role under the management of Nigel Pearson and following his return to Leicester City in November 2011, Nick took temporary charge of first team affairs.
After guiding the club into the play-off places during his two months in temporary charge, with five wins as well as guiding Hull into the FA Cup fourth round he became the club's manager on a full time basis. Barmby remained with the Tigers until May 2012.