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Who is David Webb?
David Webb (David James Webb) is an American professional Soccer player. He has made more than 555 appearances while playing for different teams. Some of the teams he has played for include: Leyton Orient Chelsea, Derby County, Southampton, Queens Park Rangers, Leicester City, AFC Bournemouth, and Torquay.
David began his professional career in 1963 at Leyton Olient. Although he played as an amateur for West Ham United but failed to make the third grade. David launched his long-to-be career in the 1964-65 season. Having played 62 games and scoring 3 goals with Olient, In 1966, he left for Leyton to join Southampton. While in Southampton he scored two goals in 75 games he played.
David gained popularity after joining Chelsea in February 1968, during his first game where he played as a right-back against Leed United. The game ended in a 2-2 draw. The following year Chelsea went head to head with Real Madrid in a replay match. After 90 minutes Chelsea emerged the winner thus winning the European Cup Winner Cup. During his tenure in Chelsea, he played as a right-back and sometimes as a central defender. In December 1968, he scored a hat-trick against Ipswitch. While in Chelsea he never had a specific shirt number, he wore number one to twelve except number 11. During a game against Ipswitch on December 27th, 1971, he played as a goalkeeper for the entire game. After the return of the fixture, he was playing as a center forward in March 1972. Finally having played 23o games and scoring 21 times, David left Chelsea in 1974.
Queens Park Rangers
After he left Chelsea he joined Queens Park Ranger in February 1975. A few months later David remarkably announced his retirement from the game. however, one week later he requested to the club after solving a number of personal problems with help of his close friend Terry Venables. After his return, he assisted QPR to the runners-up spot in the Football league during the 1975-1976 season. This spot was their best position. During his tenure in QPR, David playing 116 games and scored seven goals. In September 1977 David moved to Leicester City, where he stayed for only one year. Having played 33 games at Leicester city, David moved to Derby County in 1978. During his first game in Derby County on December 23, against Aston Villa where the game ended in a goalless draw. After two years with Derby County, he left after playing 26 games to join Bournemouth.
David Webb Age
He was born on 9th April 1946, currently aged 75 years in Stratford Essex, England.
David Webb Family
Webb’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding Davidparents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
David Webb Education
He attended the Lister Technical School in Plaistow where he graduated in 1957.
David Webb Spouse
He married his long-term girlfriend Jackie in March 1966.
David Webb Children
Together with his wife, they welcomed their first son Daniel Webb on July 2nd, 183. Moreover, his son followed his steps and became a professional Soccer player. The couple also adopted a daughter called Heidi
Career as manager
After joining Bournemouth he played only 11 games before being selected as the club manager in December 1980. With his help as manager, he assisted the club to promotion to the third position in 1982. On 10th February 1982, he lost his job after a feud with the club chairman due to the new ownership of the club.
In February 1984, after two years out of the game working as a freelance salesman. David was then appointed as a manager of Torquay United, where he took over from Bruce Rioch. At the end of the 1983-84 season, Torquay finished ninth and they were hoping to progress in next season. The following season they finished last and Webb himself was forced to retire, scoring once in his 2 league appearances that season. On August 21, 1985, Webb became CEO of Torquay, appointing first John Sims and then Stuart Morgan to manage the team. Torquay finished last again the following season. His time in command is not fondly remembered, the team has had two disastrous seasons; Five of United’s top players were released as soon as he took office, others like Keith Curle were sold cheaply and replaced by far inferior players, and the club’s colors changed to blue.
David left Torquay to coach Southend United on June 17, 1986. After staying in Southend for one year David left the team in March 1987, just two months before his team was promoted to the Third Division. David was re-elected in November 1988 however, he didn’t manage to save the club from relegation to the fourth division. After that, He led Southend to the rise of the old Fourth Division in 1990 and the Third Division a year later. In January 1992 they briefly led the Second Division but fell to the center of the rankings during the final weeks of the season. Webb resigned in March 1992 and left the club at the end of the season.
David came back to Chelsea as interim manager in February 1993 with a short-term contract to replace Ian Porterfield. The club was in free fall, without winning the championship in more than two months, and threatened with relegation. With David, performance and results gradually improved and the team eventually finished in a comfortable 11th place in the Premiership. But the club board did not renew his contract and appointed Glenn Hoddle in his place.
David came back to the game after few days, assuming the managerial position at Brentford. The team had just been relegated to Division Two, in May 1993. After two play-offs and failed to get back to Division One, David acquired a stake in the club. After acquiring the stake he immediately resigned as coach. furthermore, David later sold the club to Ron Noades in June 1998, following protests from fans over his management of the club and his relegation to the third division.
Yeovil Town and back to Southend United
In March 2000, David got a job as a manager of Yeovil Town. However, he resigned in September 2000 to continue with his position at Southend United. After one year(October 2001), He left Southend United. Moreover, David returned again, this time as interim manager, in November 2003, between the departure of Steve Wignall and the appointment of Steve Tilson. David later bought Yeovil Town from Jon Goddard-Watts in December 2005, assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer CEO. However, he resigned from this position in February 2006 and has since sold his club shares to President John Fry. He was then appointed assistant manager at Southend in March 2010 until the end of the 2009-10 season after taking over from Paul Brush.
David Webb Height
The 75-years-old stands at 5feet and 11 inches.
David Webb Net Worth
His Net worth is estimated to be around 1-5 million dollars.