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Stuart Murdoch

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Norwich Career: 2008 (Goalkeeping Coach)
Current Club: Fleetwood (Director of Player Development)
Date of Birth: 25/05/1954  
Nationality: English


Former Wimbledon manager Stuart Murdoch joined Noriwch City as goalkeeping coach, replacing James Hollman, on 14th January 2008

Murdoch had worked with Norwich manager Glenn Roeder before, at Watford,

He came to prominence when he was golkeeping coach with Wimbledon, before becoming manager for the club between 2002 and 2004 - a period which saw the club go into adminstration and move to Milton Keynes. Murdoch was sacked on 8 November 2004 with the team second from bottom in League One. He was replaced by Danny Wilson, former manager of Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol City.

Murdoch then took up a job as goalkeeping coach at Bournemouth in July 2005 and eventually became caretaker manager until September 2006 following the departure of long-serving manager Sean O'Driscoll to Doncaster Rovers. Murdoch remained as goalkeeping coach after the appointment of Kevin Bond

Murdoch resigned as City's goalkeeping coach after four days citing family reason.

On 29th January 2008, he joined Kenny Jackett's Millwall as Chief Scout. “I have been looking for somebody with some management experience to come and co-ordinate all of my scouting for me,” said Jackett. “I'm very pleased to add Stuart. He has the type of quality and experience that I'm looking for. The Chief Scout's main job is to try to improve the team.”

On 1st August 2009, Southampton announced that Murdoch had been appointed as a part-time goalkeeping coach and scout but he was "relieved of his duties" along with Alan Pardew on 30 August 2010. He took up a similar role at Gillingham in November 2010. He left Gillingham in 2011.

He then scouted for Newcastle (in Spain) and for Bristol City (in the North of England) before joining Fleetwood as Director of Football in April 2014. His role changed to Director of Player Development in June 2017.

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