Mason named Tottenham academy coach
Tottenham have appointed former midfielder Ryan Mason as an academy coach as part of a reshuffle of their backroom staff.
The 28-year-old, who retired from football in February 2018 after suffering a head injury, will take charge of the Under-19 side in the UEFA Youth League.
Mason, who worked with Spurs' academy staff last year while earning his coaching badges, spent 17 years at the club as a youngster and senior player before a permanent move to Hull City in 2016.
He was forced to retire after fracturing his skull in a collision with Gary Cahill in Hull's 2-0 Premier League defeat to Chelsea in January 2017.
Former Portsmouth, Bolton Wanderers and West Ham midfielder Matt Taylor has also joined Spurs' academy staff, taking over as Under-18s boss.