Steven Reid



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  • Retired professional footballer

  • Played for Blackburn, QPR, West Brom, Burnley

  • 23 international caps for Republic of Ireland

  • UEFA Pro License coach

  • Former Reading and Crystal Palace first team coach

  • Football pundit and commentator: BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport

  • Patron of Nystagmus Network

Steven Reid is a retired professional football, pundit and Pro License coach.

He began his career at Millwall, making his professional debut in 1997 aged 17, and was part of the team who gained promotion to the English First Division.

In 2003 he left the club for Blackburn Rovers. He went on loan to Queens Park Rangers in 2009 before making a permanent move to West Bromwich Albion in October 2010.

After being released by the club in 2014 Steven considered taking up a coaching role but after being approached by a newly-promoted Burnley, Steven decided to keep on playing and signed a one year contract with the club.

Since retiring Steven has worked as first team coach at Reading FC and Crystal Palace FC.

Steven earned over 20 caps for the Republic of Ireland, including the 2002 World Cup and was made Captain in their friendly against The Netherlands in 2006. He retired from international football in 2010 to concentrate on his club career.

He co-presented 606 on BBC Radio 5 Live and is a regular commentator on live games for the BBC. He is a regular pundit on Match of the Day 2, BBC World Have Your Say and BBC World Focus.

Steven is a patron of Nystagmus Network.

Contact Steven Reid’s agent:

“Tongue Tied Media has always been there to offer me advice and guidance on and off the pitch. In particular Jo has become a close friend and been there for me in both good times but maybe more importantly bad times. Tongue Tied Media are great supporters of diversity across sport and media and have built up great contacts across the sport industry.”