Simon Grayson

Simon Grayson appointed manager of Indian Super League club Bengaluru

Former Blackpool boss Simon Grayson has agreed to manage Indian Super League club Bengaluru.The experienced manager has signed a two-year deal with the Bangalore-based side having revealed he was close to moving to the country before the coronavirus pandemic.Grayson is not the first Englishman to take charge of Bengaluru, with ex-Crewe defender Ashley Westwood enjoying a three-year stint in charge of the club between 2013 and 2016.He told the official club website: “Coming to India was a possibility that I had looked into two years ago.“But the pandemic put all things on hold. When the chance came across again, I...
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Simon Grayson leaves Fleetwood

Fleetwood have parted company with manager Simon Grayson. The club announced that the former Leeds boss, who had been in charge since January 2021, had left with immediate effect. Town currently sit in the League One relegation zone and are without a league win in six games after being beaten...
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Simon Grayson: Fleetwood Town manager leaves after eight-game winless run

Fleetwood Town boss Simon Grayson has left the club with immediate effect after Tuesday's defeat by Oxford United left them 22nd in the League One table. The Cod Army are on an eight-game run without a win and the loss to the U's was their fifth in six league games.

Fleetwood manager Simon Grayson bemoans Morecambe’s late winner

Simon Grayson admitted Morecambe’s stoppage-time goal, to give them a 2-1 win, was a real hammer blow to his Fleetwood side. The Cod Army had looked like rescuing a point when Callum Johnson’s header 10 minutes from time cancelled out Callum Jones’ first-half goal for the Shrimps. But Cole Stockton...

Fleetwood boss Simon Grayson could hand a start to Shayden Morris against Burton

Shayden Morris could start for Fleetwood as they prepare to take on Burton at Highbury Stadium. The 19-year-old has missed a handful of games this season through injury but has come off the bench in Fleetwood’s last two fixtures, scoring the equaliser against Wycombe last week. Conor McLaughlin and Anthony...

No new injury problems for Fleetwood boss Simon Grayson going into Wycombe game

Fleetwood have no new injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League One visit of high-flying Wycombe. Simon Grayson’s side lost at home to Ipswich last time out and sit 21st in the table, with Tom Clarke and Jordan Rossiter close to being in contention this time around. Anthony Pilkington...

We deserved to draw – Simon Grayson bemoans late suckerpunch at Ipswich

Fleetwood manager Simon Grayson felt his side deserved a point after going down 2-1 thanks to a stoppage-time strike by Ipswich substitute Bersant Celina. Grayson believed the Cod Army controlled much of the game but were punished for making a mistake to concede the winning goal. He said: “It was...

Simon Grayson impressed by Fleetwood’s improvements in win over Crewe

Simon Grayson felt Fleetwood were much improved in every department as his side thumped Crewe 3-0. Callum Johnson finally broke the deadlock after an hour with a header at a set-piece and, after Danny Andrew – who could have been sent off for his part in an ugly melee – crashed in a free-kick, Ged Garner’s tap-in completed the scoring in stoppage time.

Simon Grayson hails Fleetwood’s battling qualities after rescuing MK Dons point

Fleetwood manager Simon Grayson felt his side displayed their battling qualities again after Daniel Batty’s late strike earned a 3-3 League One draw at MK Dons. The Cod Army are now unbeaten in six league games but they left it late to keep that run going at Stadium MK, where Scott Twine’s stunning hat-trick almost lifted the Dons up to second in the table.

Simon Grayson “immensely proud” after Fleetwood thrash Rotherham

Fleetwood manager Simon Grayson believes their 4-2 win at Rotherham demonstrated his side are finally getting reward for their early-season efforts having opened with four straight defeats. All of those losses were by one goal but strikes from Callum Morton, Ged Garner, Danny Andrew and Callum Camps extended the Cod...

Simon Grayson hails Fleetwood’s ‘great character’ in win over Cheltenham

Simon Grayson praised his Fleetwood players’ character after they stunned Cheltenham with a 90th-minute winner to earn a 3-2 victory. Fleetwood fell behind early on to Callum Wright’s well-taken goal but levelled through Tom Clarke’s header on the half-hour mark. Darnell Johnson put the hosts 2-1 up 10 minutes from...

Simon Grayson likely to pick from unchanged squad when Fleetwood host Cheltenham

Fleetwood boss Simon Grayson is likely to choose from an unchanged squad for the home game against Cheltenham. Grayson has no new injury worries following Tuesday night’s defeat at Sheffield Wednesday as his side chase their first win of the season. The former Leeds boss made three changes in midweek,...

Simon Grayson may shuffle pack as Fleetwood host MK Dons

Fleetwood head coach Simon Grayson may have to reconsider his options for the visit of MK Dons after a 5-2 defeat at Burton in midweek. He had said prior to that game he was down to the “bare bones” but a third defeat in four matches may prompt some changes.

Simon Grayson believes Fleetwood’s win at Doncaster was their best of his tenure

Simon Grayson believes Fleetwood’s 1-0 win over Doncaster was their best performance of his tenure. A goal from Swansea loanee Barrie McKay early in the second half was enough for Grayson’s side to take the win from a game where they were comfortably the better side. Grayson’s solitary criticism of...

Fleetwood boss Simon Grayson to have unchanged squad for visit of Crewe

Fleetwood manager Simon Grayson appears to have no fresh selection concerns ahead of hosting Crewe in Sky Bet League One. Defender Harrison Holgate returned from an unspecified fitness problem as an unused substitute in Saturday’s 2-1 loss at leaders Hull. Midfielder Sam Finley and forwards Harvey Saunders and Gerard Garner...

Fleetwood boss Simon Grayson happy with performance despite defeat

Simon Grayson paid tribute to his Fleetwood players despite being bitterly disappointed to lose 1-0 at home to Peterborough. Fleetwood spurned several decent chances and it was Posh striker Jonson Clarke-Harris who snatched victory with three minutes left. The defeat leaves the Cod Army stranded in mid-table and boss Grayson...