Apr. 25th, 1963
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David William Moyes is a Scottish football manager and former player. He has been the manager of Manchester United since July 2013. Previously the manager of Everton, he was the 2003, 2005 and 2009 League Managers Association Manager of the Year. He is also on the committee for the League Managers Association in an executive capacity.
Moyes made over 540 league appearances as a centre-half in a playing career that began with Celtic, where he won a championship medal. He then played for Cambridge United, Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town and Dunfermline Athletic before ending his playing career with Preston North End. He became a coach at Preston, working his way up to assistant manager before eventually taking over as manager in 1998, his first managerial position.
Moyes became manager of Everton in March 2002 and under him the club qualified for the Champions League in 2005 and reached the 2009 FA Cup Final. Upon reaching his tenth anniversary at the club Moyes received praise from many fellow managers including Alex Ferguson, Arsène Wenger and Kenny Dalglish for his achievements at Everton. His service to Everton was also raised in Parliament by Steve Rotheram MP. During his spell at Everton, he received the nickname "Dithering Dave" from fans.
Following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement as Manchester United manager after 26 years in the position, Moyes was appointed his successor. He began his post as Manchester United manager on 1 July 2013, on a six-year contract.
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