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Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 December, 2003, 08:15 GMT
Clive Woodward's career in pictures
Clive Woodward played 21 times for England
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Clive Woodward enjoys a successful playing career which included 21 caps at centre for England
Clive Woodward (right) is announced as the new England coach in September 1997
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Woodward (right) is named England boss in September 1997 After coaching spells at Manly in Australia, Bath and London Irish
Dallaglio resigns as England captain
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Little more than 18 months later Woodward's captain Lawrence Dallaglio is forced to resign amidst a drug scandal
1999 turns out to be a bad year for Woodward
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And the year gets worse as England lose the Five Nations to Scotland and fall to South Africa in the World Cup quarter-finals
England regain the Six Nations trophy
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2000 is better as England win the inaugural Six Nations but the year ends in a players strike over wages
Jonny Wilkinson is congratulated by Clive Woodward on winning the 2003 Grand Slam
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An excellent run up to the 2003 World Cup, including the elusive Grand Slam, makes England the pre-tournament joint favourites
But England come good and win the World Cup
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But England improve and Woodward leads his team to World Cup glory after the disappointment on home turf of four years previously
Woodward becomes the first man to lead an England team to major success since 1966
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Woodward becomes the first man to manage an England team to major trophy success since Sir Alf Ramsey in 1966
Woodward wins Coach of the Year
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To honour his achievements this year, Woodward is named Coach of the Year at BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Woodward is to be knighted in 2004
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Woodward will meet the Queen again in 2004 as he is 'honoured and delighted' to be knighted in the 2003 New Year's Honours list

Woodward leads England honours
31 Dec 03  |  Internationals
Jonny Wilkinson's career in pictures
10 Dec 03  |  Photo Galleries

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