Curtis Fleming

Oporto Sports is delighted to represent experienced coach, Curtis Fleming.

Curtis began his playing career with St Patrick’s Athletic, winning the League of Ireland title, the League Cup and a runners-up spot, as well as playing in the European Cup and UEFA Cup during this period. He then moved to Middlesbrough, enjoying ten years on Teesside, winning three promotions to the Premier League, reaching two League Cup finals and an FA Cup final, before his testimonial in 2001 vs Athletic Bilbao. He went on to play for Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, where he won another promotion to the Premier League, captained Darlington and played in Champions League qualifiers for Shelbourne. Curtis was also capped for the Republic of Ireland at U18, U21, U23, B team and senior level.

Curtis’ coaching career began with Middlesbrough as an academy coach, before being assistant manager of Livingston and assistant coach of Ireland U21s, before returning to Boro’s academy. He then joined Crystal Palace as U21s development coach, stepping up to first-team coach and then a spell as caretaker manager.

In 2012, Curtis became first-team coach at Bolton Wanderers, reuniting with Dougie Freedman, before assistant roles at Hartlepool United and then QPR, and another spell with Middlesbrough as first-team coach under Tony Pulis.

Curtis’ first head coach role came in 2019 in India with Roundglass Punjab FC, winning a manager of the month award in February 2021, finishing 2nd in the I-League at the end of the first phase, and 4th at the end of the second phase.

His most recent role has come at Bristol City as assistant manager to Nigel Pearson, helping the club to achieve a year-on-year improved league finish in the Championship, while working with and helping to develop players including Antoine Semenyo, Alex Scott, Tommy Conway and Sam Bell.

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