Michael Beale - U23s manager

First Name: Michael

Surname: Beale

Job Title: U23s Manager


Michael Beale manages Liverpool's U21s team and is based at the club's Academy in Kirkby.

He joined the Academy in September 2012 as youth development lead coach for the U15 and U16 age groups and his role was primarily to manage the U16s.

A structural overhaul in August 2014 included the promotion of Beale to take charge of the U21s, with predecessor Alex Inglethorpe becoming Academy director.

Prior to joining the club, Michael spent 10 years at Chelsea, working full-time as youth development officer and U14 coach.

His professional career included a spell at Charlton Athletic and he has subsequently acquired a UEFA A licence.