Craig Robert Shakespeare (born 26 October 1963 in Birmingham) is a former English professional footballer and coach who is currently football manager of Premier League club Leicester City. A midfielder, he began his playing career with Walsall, where he made over 350 appearances. After a brief spell with Sheffield Wednesday, he also played over 100 games for both West Bromwich Albion and Grimsby Town.
As a coach, Shakespeare has worked at West Bromwich Albion, Leicester City and Hull City. He was briefly caretaker manager at West Brom in 2006 and took a similar role at Leicester in February 2017 before he was appointed manager in March.Close