Stuart Pearce MBE

Former player for Nottingham Forest and managed Team GB in the Olympic Games

Stuart Pearce MBE is an Englash footballing legend who is renowned for being one of England’s greatest ever left backs and a former manager of Manchester City and England u21. Known for his incredible left foot and scoring some of the best free-kicks in history, Pearce built a fantastic legacy and career as a player.

Now spending a lot of his time as a commentator and football speaker, Pearce has incredible insights into the game but is also an expert in business and social related topics such as teamwork. Starting his career at Wealdstone in 1978, Pearce played 176 games for the club before moving to Coventry. His move from Coventry to Nottingham Forest in 1985 would prove to be the most successful transfer in his career.

Regarded as a legend at Forest, Pearce played 401 games for the club over 12 years and is one of the club’s longest-serving and most-capped players in history. He spent most of his career at the club as captain and was an excellent leader, he often reflects on his captaincy during his time as a speaker and explains the importance of having a good leader within a team. At Forest, Pearce played a pivotal role in helping the club win two League Cups and guiding the club to an FA Cup Final.

Pearce was not only a Forest legend but also an England legend. Throughout his career, he played 78 times for the country and was one of the squads best players. Pearce was a real fans favourite due to his hunger and incredible passion shown, he would put his heart on his sleeve and play to maximum effort and quality every game. An admirable character, he uses his passion to create gripping after dinner speeches.

After retiring, he became a coach and has enjoyed spells with Forest, Manchester City and England u21. Drive and determination is a topic Pearce understands very well and he ensures his players are dedicated wherever he goes. During his time as a speaker, he often reflects on drive and determination and how it can be applied to any role.

He has also spent a lot of time as a commentator and pundit where he has developed his presenting skills. This ensures Pearce is a fantastic speaker and is one of the most sought after football speakers on the after dinner circuit. When at events, Pearce often discusses peak performance as well as the aforementioned topics.

To book Stuart Pearce MBE as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

When at corporate events, Stuart is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football & Sports Speaker
  • Peak Performance
  • Teamwork & Leadership
  • Motivational & Inspirational
  • Drive & Determination

Watch Stuart playing for Longford AFC here:

See what people had to say about Stuart, when he appeared at their corporate events:

“We were delighted with Stuart and please pass on a big thank you from us. The event went really well and generated a great deal of publicity” – Jenni Lochhead, MN2S