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From Gazza to Vialli: 25 player-managers ex-Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could emulate - and some he won't want to

Vincent Kompany is set to join Anderlecht as player-manager after 11 brilliant years at Manchester City in the Premier League - here, we take a look at some of the most famous players juggling management at the same time.

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The former England international produced mixed results and was eventually sacked having made just shy of 100 league appearances for Manchester City.

1. Peter Reid - Manchester City, 1990-93

The former England international produced mixed results and was eventually sacked having made just shy of 100 league appearances for Manchester City.
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The Scot left Liverpool in 2002 to take up the role of player-manager at Coventry but after an indifferent spell, he resigned so he could devote more time to his family.

2. Gary McAllister - Coventry, 2002-04

The Scot left Liverpool in 2002 to take up the role of player-manager at Coventry but after an indifferent spell, he resigned so he could devote more time to his family.
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The Englishman played the last game of his professional football career on May 5 2007 in Macclesfield's draw with Notts County.

3. Paul Ince - Swindon, 2006 & Macclesfield, 2006-07

The Englishman played the last game of his professional football career on May 5 2007 in Macclesfield's draw with Notts County.
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A poor start to the 2003-04 season saw Groves sacked but was kept on as a player, finding himself out on loan to local rivals Scunthorpe United.

4. Paul Groves - Grimsby, 2001-04

A poor start to the 2003-04 season saw Groves sacked but was kept on as a player, finding himself out on loan to local rivals Scunthorpe United.
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