Anthony Mark "Tony" Mowbray (born 22 November 1963) is an English former professional football player and the head coach of Blackburn Rovers. Mowbray played for Middlesbrough, Celtic and Ipswich Town as a defender.
The son of a steel worker and scaffolder, he began his coaching career with Ipswich Town and took his first managerial job at Scottish Premier League side Hibernian, where he won the Scottish Football Writers' Association Manager of the Year award in his first season. He moved on to West Bromwich Albion in 2006, where he won the Football League Championship in 2008, but then suffered relegation from the Premier League the following year. Mowbray was then appointed as manager of Celtic, but was dismissed after nine months. Mowbray subsequently took the manager's role at another of his former clubs, Middlesbrough. On 21 October 2013 after a poor start to the 2013-14 season, Mowbray left Middlesbrough with immediate effect.Close