Terry Venables is a name synonymous with success in English football, and it was his track record as a coach and manager that led Leeds United to appoint him as David O'Leary's successor at Elland Road in July 2002.
Prior to taking the Leeds job, Venables had only six months experience in the Premiership having been drafted in as head coach to help Bryan Robson keep Middlesbrough in the top flight in the 2000/2001 season.
He was tempted back into full-time management at Leeds by the prospect of working with a squad who just two years earlier had reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Terry had formed a largely successful partnership with Bryan Robson in the mid-nineties when the pair worked together at England level, and it was this experience that led to the 'Boro boss bringing Venables in to The Riverside to undertake, and accomplish, a rescue mission.
It had been England's Euro '96 performance that cemented Terry Venables' name in the nation's consciousness and indeed, the reason he found himself linked with every high profile management job available when he walked away at the end of the tournament.
Terry built his coaching reputation in his early spells with Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers, having played for both clubs in the latter part of a career that saw him earn honours at every single level for England.
His playing career began at Chelsea, where, having com...