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Stuart Pearce's Biography

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Who is Stuart Pearce?

Stuart Pearce was born in Hammersmith, west London on 24 April 1962.

He started out at Wealdstone and then Coventry City, before moving to Nottingham Forest in 1985 for a £200,000 transfer fee.

He would stay at Forest until 1999, when a free transfer saw him move to Newcastle.

Much of Stuart Pearce's time at Forest saw the hard defender as captain of the Club and at the end of the spell he was player-manager, having played under Brian Clough and Frank Clark.

Subsequent free transfers saw Pearce move to West Ham and Manchester City.

Stuart Pearce won 78 England caps. He was part of the England side that reached the last four of the World Cup in 1990.

After his playing career ended Stuart Pearce went into coaching and management.

After a stint at Manchester City, he managed the England Under-21 team until June 2013.

From July 2014 to February 2015, he managed Nottingham Forest.

After Football

Stuart Pearce has also been a regular pundit on radio including on Talksport.

He has written an autobiography called Psycho.

In 2016, he was one of the celebrities on Bear Grylls: Mission Survive.

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