qld-crest-on-left-2linesidestacked-b-w.j
FCA---BLACK-Transparent.png
header-logo.png
V-symbol.png
FFA_LOGO_RGB_HOR_Grad.png
FNR Logo_with words_edited.jpg
Sports Gold Coast.png

GRANT

DOWNIE

OBE

With a 32 year career in elite sport and professional football, including international, Premier League and youth development, Grant has worked at the highest level of football and high performance/medical.

 

Grant has a strong passion for developing both people and performance which has been proven time and time again through his high level of integrity and ability to manage complex confidential issues.

 

Awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List for services to physiotherapy in sport and work with young people, Grant is a sought-after key note speaker at national and international conferences​.

Grant Downie OBE

City Football Group - High Performance & Medical Consultant

EXPERIENCE

2013 - 2018 | Head of Performance - Manchester City FC Academy

2011 - 2013 | Head of Sports Medicine - Manchester City FC Academy

2008 - present | Teaching Fellow - Bath University 

2003 - 2011 | Head of Medical & Sports Science - Middlesbrough FC

1994 - 2003 | Head Physiotherapist - Glasgow Rangers FC

1987 - 1994 | Senior Physiotherapist - The English FA National Rehab Centre

1984 - 1987 | Junior Physiotherapist - Glasgow Royal Infirmary

 

OTHER NOTABLE ROLES, CONTRIBUTIONS
& AWARDS

2011 - Lead Physiotherapist - England U20 World Cup, Columbia

2018 - Outstanding Contribution to Football Medicine & Performance - FMPA

1992 - Physiotherapist - Team Great Britian Barcelona Olympics

1986 - Physiotherapist - Team Scotland Edinburgh Commonwealth Games