Jamie Bradbury has joined the coaching staff at Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Long Melford.
The 38-year-old’s arrival at Stoneylands will reunite him with manager Jules Mumford, with the pair having previously worked together at Sudbury Athletic.
Bradbury is a FA licensed coach and is currently working towards earning his UEFA B licence.
His time spent at the Football Association allowed Bradbury to observe the likes of Fabio Capello, Pep Guardiola, Stuart Pearce, Roy Hodgson, Peter Taylor, Steve McClaren and Sven-Goran Eriksson at close quarters.
As a player, Bradbury turned out for East Thurrock United in the Ryman League.