Michael Appleton

Oporto Sports is delighted to be working with Lincoln City manager, Michael Appleton, as his official publicists.

Michael, who appeared for Manchester United, Lincoln City, Grimsby Town, Preston North End and West Bromwich Albion, before retiring from playing in 2003 at the age of 27, due to injury, then went on to work within the club’s youth department, before becoming the Baggies’ assistant manager, working alongside Roberto Di Matteo and Roy Hodgson.

Appleton has since gone on to manage at Championship level with Pompey, Blackpool and Blackburn, before being appointed as Oxford United manager in July 2014.

Michael departed Oxford United in 2017, to become assistant manager at Premier League Leicester City, where he worked under both Craig Shakespeare and Claude Puel during his time at the club.

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