Click here to view the profiles of the England Under-21 coaching team.
HEAD COACH: Stuart Pearce
Stuart was named as the Under-21s Coach on 1 February 2007. As a player he earned 78 caps for England between 1987 and 1999. He had a short spell as caretaker manager at Nottingham Forest in the 1996-97 season. Pearce joined the coaching staff at Manchester City in 2002 becoming caretaker manager in March 2005. He was formally appointed as manager in May 2005, but left the club at the end of the 2006-07 season.
Pearce's first game with the U21s was the friendly against Spain at Derby County's Pride Park on 6 February 2007.
Click here for Stuart's England Senior Team archive
ASSISTANT COACH: Steve Wigley
Steve became part of the Under-21s coaching team in 2007 following the appointment of Stuart Pearce.
A former player with Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Exeter, Wigley moved into coach, first at Aldershot, before returning to Nottingham as assistant academy director. He worked his way up the ranks to become first team coach before heading to Southampton as academy director in the summer of 2001, while helping out former Under-21 coach David Platt with the England set-up.
Steve had a short spell as caretaker manager of Southampton in early 2004 before being handed the full-time reins the next season. His next move took him to Manchester City, where he worked under Stuart Pearce, and he left the club in May 2007.
GOALKEEPING COACH: Martin Thomas
Mark has been part of the Under-21 setup since August 2001 and has been a full-time FA Coach since 1998.
As well as looking after England's Under-21 goalkeepers, Martin is also the FA's National Goalkeeping Coach and has also worked with the England Senior squad.
His playing career at club level featured spells at Bristol Rovers, Newcastle United and Birmingham City. Mark also played international football for Wales.
Click here to read an interview with Martin