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Nick Cushing

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Manchester City Women manager Nick Cushing was appointed to his role in November 2013.

Having worked at the club in various coaching capacities over a nine-year period, Chester-born Cushing was delighted to accept the challenge and proved his worth by leading the Club to a fifth-placed finish in the FA Women's Super League and a first ever trophy.

He started his career as a schools coach, working with junior teams. He then went on to become part of the coaching staff at Manchester City’s Academy.

During that time, he worked within the 12-16 Development Phase of coaching, collecting an A-Licence qualification along the way. He has also studied Management and Leadership, plus Business and Accounting.

Having recently earned praise from several members of his side for his man-management, Cushing is admired for his ability to get the best out of his players, as he hopes to ensure the Blues become a competitive force in their second season in the FA Women’s Super League.

Cushing is also well-known for keeping his feet firmly on the ground. After a tough start to life in the top flight, he refused to panic, insisting the results would come good in due course – and they did.

The boss highlights hard work and concentration as the key components for his side’s recent turn in fortunes and no doubt he will be looking for continued improvement in the new campaign.

Latest tweets: @nickcush

Instagram: @mcwfc

  • Now on #mcfc.co.uk... @england Women's World Cup story so far! #mcwfc
  • @lucybronze believes @england have what it takes to win the Women's World Cup.

More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • Skipper @stephhoughton2 hopes @england's Women's World Cup adventure will inspire the next generation of footballers.

More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @lucybronze scored the winner again as @england made history once more, reaching the Women's World Cup semi-finals for the first time.

Report on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • Wishing @england the best of luck in their Women's World Cup quarter-final clash against Canada tonight! ⚽ #mcwfc
  • @tash20harding has had some stick for supporting @england in the Women's World Cup - but she doesn't mind.

Find out why on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • Goalscoring duo @stephhoughton2 and @lucybronze have shared their thoughts on @england's Women's World Cup last 16 win over Norway.

Read them on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @stephhoughton2 netted the equaliser and @lucybronze scored a worldie as @england came from behind to beat Norway in the Women's World Cup. More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @stephhoughton2 is preparing @england for a physical challenge against Norway in tonight's World Cup last 16 clash... Read more on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @klbardsley says @england will take positive energy and momentum into their Women's World Cup clash with Norway.

More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @england are through to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 win over Colombia!

More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @toniduggan says @england are full of confidence ahead of their crucial Women's World Cup clash with Colombia.

More on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @england have lift off in their Women's World Cup campaign, having earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over Mexico.

Read more on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • @lucybronze insists @england have every chance of progressing in the Women's World Cup, despite their opening game defeat to France.

Read more on #mcfc.co.uk. #mcwfc
  • Congrats to Keira Walsh who pens her first professional contract for #mcwfc.

Full story on #mcfc.co.uk now!
  • @stephhoughton2 has urged her @england teammates not to dwell on last night's defeat to France, insisting the Three Lionesses must stay positive.  Read more on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • Five #mcwfc stars featured for @england in their World Cup opener but the Three Lionesses fell to a 1-0 defeat to France.

Read the report on #mcfc.co.uk!
  • Joe Hart has a message of support for our #mcwfc stars representing @england ahead of their Women's World Cup campaign.
  • @lucybronze says an @England win over France in their opening group game of the Women's World Cup would send out a strong message.

Read more on #mcfc.co.uk! #mcwfc
  • #Repost @lucybronze 🔵 Women's World Cup kicks off today!!! 🏆 3 days till our first game... #Lionesses #ENGLAND 💜
  • Great news! @stephhoughton2 has extended her contract at #mcwfc! Full story on #mcfc.co.uk now.
  • #Repost @stephhoughton2
・What a feeling! Proud moment to be part of this squad for the World Cup! Exciting times, honoured to lead this group to Canada! #ANewPride #England @england
  • @toniduggan's first-half strike cancelled out Eniola Aluko's opener to earn #mcwfc a hard-fought draw against Chelsea Ladies in the @fawsl this evening. Read how it all unfolded on #mcfc.co.uk!
  • This afternoon, we faced Chelsea Ladies at Adams Park in our FA Women's Cup semi-final. The Londoners secured a 1-0 win to book their place in the final at Wembley. #mcwfc
  • The team have arrived at Adams Park and were greeted by a vocal #mcwfc following. #RoadToWembley
  • This evening, #mcwfc fell to a 2-1 defeat to Liverpool Ladies at the Select Security Stadium. Read how it all unfolded on #mcfc.co.uk.
  • #mcwfc manager Nick Cushing has urged his side to bounce back from last weekend's defeat to Arsenal with a positive result at @fawsl champions Liverpool this Sunday. Full interview on #mcfc.co.uk!
  • Next up... It's Liverpool Ladies v #MCWFC in the @fawsl on Sunday 26 April.

It's a 6pm kick-off and it's live on BT Sport.
  • Today marked our first ever #FAWSL game at the Academy Stadium - but it wasn't the result we'd hoped for, as Arsenal Ladies secured a 1-0 win. #mcwfc
  • We will face Chelsea Ladies in the semi-finals of the FA Women's Cup on Sunday 3 May.  Kick-off time and venue to be confirmed. #mcwfc #RoadToWembley
  • We are through to the semi-finals of the FA Women's Cup after a 3-1 win over Birmingham City Ladies! #mcwfc #RoadToWembley
  • This afternoon, we host Birmingham City Ladies in the quarter-finals of the FA Women's Cup. It's a 1:30pm kick-off at the Academy Stadium. Who's coming along? #mcwfc #RoadToWembley
  • Last night, @jillscott12 and @toniduggan featured for @england Women as the Three Lionesses played their first game at the Academy Stadium. #mcwfc

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