Edward John Ikem "Eddie" Newton (born 13 December 1971) is an English former professional footballer and was the assistant manager of Premier League side Chelsea to manager Roberto Di Matteo before he was replaced by Rafael Benítez. In December 2015 he was reappointed as assistant manager to interim manager Guus Hiddink.
As a player he was a defensive midfielder from 1990 until 2001 notably for Chelsea where he scored in the 1997 FA Cup final. He also played in the Football League for Cardiff City, Birmingham City, Oxford United and Barnet and in the Conference National for Hayes. He also earnt two caps for the England U21 side.Close