Appointed – January 1991 Left – December 1992
Born 3 April 1951 in St Neots, Chris began his playing career with the Posh in 1969. He played in the USA for the Connecticut Bicentennials and the New England Tea Men then back in the UK with Luton Town, Cambridge United, Swindon Town before ending his playing career with Southend United.
Chris’s first managerial role was at Cambridge Utd where he stabilised the club which were at rock bottom and turned them slowly into promotion candidates. He built much of the squad that he later handed over to John Beck who took them up from the Fourth Division to Second Division.
Chris took over as Posh Manager for the first time in January 1991 managing the club until December 1992 and become one of the most successful managers in the club’s history leading us to the 2nd tier of the football league for the first time in the clubs history.
In December 1992 Chris led a consortium which bought the club and saw him become Chairman as he relinquished his Managers post.
Chris’s record during his first spell as Posh Manager was: