Jay Spearing, U18s coach - Liverpool FC
Jay Spearing made an emotional return to Liverpool FC in June 2022 when he joined the club's Academy in the role of U18s coach.
The former FA Youth Cup-winning captain, who first came to the club at the age of seven having been spotted playing for Wallasey-based junior side Greenleas FC, works alongside U18s manager Marc Bridge-Wilkinson.
Spearing graduated from Kirkby and made 55 appearances for the senior Reds team, including a start in the 2012 FA Cup final under his boyhood hero Sir Kenny Dalglish.
He made his senior debut against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League in December 2008 and also featured in the 4-0 win against Real Madrid at Anfield.
After leaving the Reds in 2013, he went on to play for Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, Black...
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