Chris Coleman

Friendly Match Ukraine Vs Wales In Kyiv, Ukraine

Coleman in 2016, photo by katatonia82/

Birth Name: Christopher Patrick Coleman

Place of Birth: Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

Date of Birth: 10 June, 1970

Ethnicity: Irish, possibly other

Chris Coleman is a Welsh professional football manager and player. He played for Manchester City, Swansea City, Crystal Palace, Blackburn Rovers, and Fulham. He manages Atromitos, and has managed Fulham, Real Sociedad, Coventry City, AEL, Wales, Sunderland, and Hebei China Fortune.

Chris is the son of Eileen (Shannon) and Patrick “Paddy” Coleman. His father was born in Ireland, and moved to Swansea at 20. Chris is married to English television presenter Charlotte Jackson, with whom he has two children.

Source: Marriage record of Chris’s parents –

5 Responses

  1. BabatundeW says:

    No offense, but Irish and Welsh people don’t look like that. I wonder if he has some Eurasian or Mediterranean blood in him.

  2. andrew says:

    -> Irish, possibly other

    Shannon ain’t Welsh

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