Oct 162017
 

Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history


Births



1973 – David Unsworth

David Gerald Unsworth is an English former professional footballer and the current manager of Everton U23. As a player, Unsworth played as a centre-back or left-back from 1991 until 2009.

Unsworth is best remembered for his time at Everton during the 1990s, where he was part of their FA Cup winning team of 1995 and commonly known as “Rhino”. He earned one full England cap in 1995. He also played in the Premier League for West Ham United, Portsmouth, Sheffield United and Wigan Athletic, and in the Football League for Ipswich Town, Burnley and Huddersfield Town. After retiring, he moved into coaching with Preston North End where he was twice appointed caretaker manager.

He returned to Everton in September 2013 as assistant to Everton U21s head coach Alan Stubbs. In 2014, he succeeded Stubbs as head coach of the U21 team.

Unsworth played 19 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2004 – 2005

Age 44


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