Frank Burrows

Frank Burrows enjoyed a successful career both as a player and manager.

His first spell in management was with Portsmouth after a spell as the club's assistant.

He enjoyed success at Fratton Park, winning promotion from the fourth division in May 1980.

A spell at Sunderland followed, before he was appointed manager at Cardiff City in May 1986. Burrows achieved another promotion as guided City to promotion in the 1987–88 season.

Later that year, Frank returned to Portsmouth as assistant  to John Gregory, before being appointed manager in 1990.

He then moved to Swansea City in March 1991, and enjoyed four-years with the Swans.

After Swansea, Burrows working under manager Harry Redknapp at West Ham before returning to Cardiff City as manager in February 1998, succeeding Kenny Hibbitt. Under Burrows, Cardiff again won promotion to the old Division Two in the 1998–99 season.

From 2000 until 2004, Burrows was assistant manager to Gary Megson at West Bromwich Albion and helped the club win promotion to the Premier League on two seperate occassions. After a spell at WBA as caretaker manager following Megson's departure, he later joined Leicester City to again assist Megson.

He was most recently in caretaker charge of the club before the appointment of Ian Holloway.

Honours (4)
  • promotions
    • Cardiff City:
      • Promotion to Football League Division Two, (1999-05-08)
      • Promotion to Football League Division Three, (1988-05-07)
    • Portsmouth:
      • Promotion to Football League Division Three, (1980-05-19)
  • domestic-trophies
    • Swansea City:
      • Autoglass Trophy Winners, (1994-04-24)
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