Colin Todd

Colin Todd (born 12 December 1948[4]) is an English football manager and former player. He was most recently the manager of Esbjerg fB. As a player, he made more than 600 appearances in the Football League, playing for Sunderland, Derby County, Everton, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest, Oxford United and Luton Town,[5] and also played in the North American Soccer League for the Vancouver Whitecaps.[6] He won two Football League titles with Derby County during the 1970s, and won the PFA Players' Player of the Year award in 1975. He was capped by England on 27 occasions.[7]

Colin Todd
Todd playing for Derby County in 1973
Personal information
Full name Colin Todd[1]
Date of birth (1948-12-12) 12 December 1948 (age 72)[2]
Place of birth Chester-le-Street,[2] County Durham, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[3]
Position(s) Central defender
Youth career
1964–1966 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1971 Sunderland 173 (3)
1967Vancouver Royal Canadians (loan) 12 (1)
1971–1978 Derby County 293 (6)
1978–1979 Everton 32 (1)
1979–1982 Birmingham City 93 (0)
1982–1984 Nottingham Forest 36 (0)
1984 Oxford United 12 (0)
1984 Vancouver Whitecaps 8 (0)
1984 Luton Town 2 (0)
Total 661 (11)
National team
1972–1977 England 27 (0)
Teams managed
1990–1991 Middlesbrough
1995–1999 Bolton Wanderers
2000 Swindon Town
2001–2002 Derby County
2004–2007 Bradford City
2007–2009 Randers
2009 Darlington
2012–2016 Randers
2016 Esbjerg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He has managed English league clubs Middlesbrough, Bolton Wanderers, Swindon Town, Derby County, Bradford City, Darlington and Danish Superliga side Randers FC. He took Bolton Wanderers to the Division One title with 98 points and 100 goals, although he was unable to establish them in the Premier League. Todd was also portrayed in the 2009 movie, The Damned United.