Date of birth
Carlisle United Football Club appointed experienced and highly respected coach Chris Beech in November as Head Coach on an 18-month deal which will keep him in charge of first team affairs until the summer of 2021.
Beech, 45, started his playing career with his hometown club Blackpool where he made over 100 senior appearances.
He then spent two years with Hartlepool before moving to join Huddersfield Town, where he played under Steve Bruce as the Terriers pushed for promotion from the Championship.
His long association with Rochdale started in 2002 where he enjoyed time as a player, youth team manager, assistant manager and caretaker manager before parting company with the club in March this year.