• We take a look at the career of the 50-year-old Scot David Moyes after he is chosen to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.
  • David Moyes was born in Bearsden (Glasgow) on 25th April 1963. He is the son of David Sr, who before being an Everton scout was a pattern-maker.
  • His playing days spanned from 1980 to 1999. As a centre back, he began his career at Celtic, featuring 24 times and winning a championship medal.
  • Moyes clatters into Mark Hateley during his time at Dunfermline in the early '90's. The Scot made over 100 appearances for the East End Park club.
  • A six year stint at Preston saw his transition into management, taking over the Division Two struggler's from Gary Peters in 1998.
  • In his first season he saved the club from relegation, then twelve months later they crashed out of the play-offs. In 2000 he won the Division Two title.
  • In their first season in Division One Preston achieved a fourth-place finish but were beaten 3-0 by Bolton in the play-off final.
  • David Moyes was unveiled as the new Everton manager on 14th March 2002, succeeding fellow Scot Walter Smith.
  • He wins his first game in charge, beating Fulham 2-1. The club go on to finish 15th that season.
  • In August '02 a 16-year-old Wayne Rooney is handed his professional debut by Moyes. The pair clashed after the publication of Rooney's autobiography in '06
  • Everton finished 7th in Moyes's first full season and he won the LMA Manager of the Year.
  • A fourth place finish in 04-05 lead to his only Champions League experience to date, but Everton crashed out at the qualifying stage against Villarreal.
  • In 2006, David Moyes broke Everton's transfer record by signing Andrew Johnson for £8.6m from Crystal Palace.
  • He most recently broke the club's transfer record, signing the much sought-after Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini for £15m.
  • Like his predecessor at Old Trafford, David Moyes likes to be on the touchline and in the officials ear.
  • The pair haven't always seen eye to eye but Sir Alex has recently expressed his respect for the Everton manager.
  • After beating Manchester United on penalties in the 2009 FA Cup semi-finals, David Moyes took Everton to their first cup final since 1995.
  • Despite Everton taking the lead in the first minute through Louis Saha, David Moyes had to make do with a runners-up medal as Chelsea ran out 2-1 winners.
  • After over 10 years at Everton and a seventh place finish in 2011-12 which was their sixth successive top-half finish, Moyes moves on.

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We take a look at the career of the 50-year-old Scot David Moyes after he is chosen to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.