Mick McGiven - Senior opposition scout

At the start of the 2005/6 season, Mick moved up to work with the first team squad after ten years in charge of the reserves.

His first Chelsea job was in 1990 - nine months looking after the youth team having previously coached West Ham's first team.

He moved on to coach and then manage Ipswich before returning to Chelsea and his long spell of service with our second string.

As a player, Newcastle-born Mick played with Sunderland and West Ham, the latter signing him to replace England's World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore.

As a Chelsea coach, he has played his part in developing club captain John Terry, as well as many other youngsters who have grown into first team players throughout the divisions.