Jason Blunt

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Jason Blunt
Personal information
Full name Jason John Blunt
Date of birth (1977-08-16) 16 August 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Penzance, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Leeds United (Under 18's Coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998 Leeds United 4 (0)
1998 Raith Rovers (loan) 1 (0)
1998–1999 Blackpool 2 (0)
1999–2001 Guiseley ? (?)
2001–2003 Scarborough 80 (8)
2003 Yeovil Town (loan) 1 (0)
2003 Doncaster Rovers 13 (3)
2003–2004 Tamworth 50 (1)
2004–2005 Halifax Town 25 (1)
2005–2006 Scarborough (loan) 5 (0)
2007 Sutton Town
2007– Goole Town
National team
England U18 2 (0)
Teams managed
2007 Sutton Town

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:48, 16 April 2008 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Jason John Blunt (born August 16, 1977), He was born in Penzance, Cornwall, is an English Football Coach and former professional footballer who played in Midfielder.

He is currently working for the Leeds United academy as the Under 18's coach, after a spell as Development Squad Manager as well as under 18s Manager.

Playing career

He began his playing career with Leeds United, making a handful of first-team appearances in the Premier League for the club, making his first team debut under Howard Wilkinson, before moving into The Football League and Non League football. He Currently Coaches Leeds United's Under 18's team.[1]

Coaching career

Blunt, who managed Sutton Town for six months in 2007, now coaches sports and physical education at Wakefield Independent School while coaching at Leeds utd Academy.[2]

After coaching Leeds United's Under 12's team, after Richard Naylor left the club in the summer of 2014, Blunt became the new coach of Leeds' Under 18's and the Development Squad Manager. For the final 5 games of the 2014/15 season, Blunt assisted the then Leeds Head Coach Neil Redfearn in the first team after the suspension of Redfearn's Assistant Steve Thompson.

On 5 August 2015, Leeds United appointed Daral Pugh as the Head Of Academy Coaching, effectively replacing Neil Redfearn and Blunt who had previously been filling in for Redfearn during his spell as Head Coach of the First Team, also joining him Pugh Hull City was Coach John Anderson who became Leeds' Under 18's Manager, Blunt was named as a Coach for the Under 18's side to work alongside Anderson.[3]

International career

During his playing career he represented England U18's in games again France and Scotland.[4]


  1. "About The Academy". Leeds United. 2013. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  4. "Blunt´s New Role". Halifax Town AFC. 2008-02-07. Retrieved 2008-09-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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