Colin Todd

Colin Todd began his managerial career in March 1990 with Middlesbrough, succeeding Bruce Rioch after a successful playing career.

Previously, he was part of Middlesbrough's coaching staff that guided the club from the Third Division to the First Division in successive seasons.

Todd's next managerial appointment came at Bolton Wanderers in 1992 as assistant to Bruce Rioch.

Todd helped the club achieve promotion in the 1994/95 season.

Todd then became manager at Bolton after Rioch's departure. He took sole charge in 1996, after a period where both Todd and Roy McFarland were in charge.

He led Bolton back to the top-flight by winning the First Division in the 1996/97 season, where the club moved to their new home, The Reebok Stadium.

After Bolton, Todd returned to management with Swindon Town in May 2000 which followed a spell at Derby as assistant manager to Jim Smith. In October 2001, Todd was then appointed sole manager of the club.

He was then confirmed as the new manager of Bradford in June 2004 after a period of being the club's assistant. It was the fourth time in his career he had been promoted from assistant to manager.

After being Bradford's longest serving Bradford manager for twenty years, Todd became manager of Danish side Randers FC in the summer of 2007.

Todd was recently manager of Darlington in Coca-Cola League Two. He parted company with The Quakers in September 2009.

As a player, Todd played for Sunderland, Derby, Everton, Birmingham, Nottingham Forest, Oxford United, Vancouver Whitecaps and Luton Town. He won 27 England caps. He won the 1st Division championship in 1972 and 1975 as well as the 2nd Division championship with Oxford in 1985. Todd was named PFA Players' Player of the Year in 1975.

Honours (2)
  • personal-awards
    • Bradford City:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet League One, (2004-10-01)
  • promotions
    • Bolton Wanderers:
      • Promotion to FA Carling Premiership, (1997-04-25)
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