David Weir (soccer player, 1970)

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David Weir
David Weir 2014.jpg
David Weir 2014
Surname David Gillespie Weir
birthday May 10, 1970
place of birth FalkirkScotland
size 190 cm
position Central defender
Years station
1988-1991 Celtic Boys Club
Years station Games (goals) 1
1992-1996 FC Falkirk 133 0(8)
1996-1999 Heart of Midlothian 76 0(8)
1999-2007 Everton FC 235 (10)
2007–2012 Glasgow Rangers 143 0(4)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1997-2010 Scotland 69 0(1)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2013 Sheffield United
2013– Brentford FC (Assistant)
1 Only league games are given.

David Gillespie Weir (born May 10, 1970 in Falkirk ) is a former Scottish football player and current coach .

Player career

The central defender began his football career in the youth of the Celtic Boys Club. In 1992 he moved to the top club in his hometown, FC Falkirk . In 1996 Heart of Midlothian continued within Scotland . From January 1999 Weir played at Everton in the English Premier League. During the winter break of the 2006/2007 season he was signed by the Glasgow Rangers , with whom he was Scottish champions in 2008/09 and 2009/10 .

Coaching career

On June 10, 2013 David Weir took over the coaching position at the English third division club Sheffield United . After a false start in Football League One 2013-14 , Weir was dismissed after only four months in office.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. David Weir: Sheffield United appoint Everton coach as boss (BBC Sport)
  2. David Weir: Sheffield United sack manager after four months (BBC Sport)
  3. David Weir Scoops Player of the Year