Everton Managers

Information on each of the men who have controlled team issues at Everton

Roberto Martinez Jun 2013 – present Spaniard transforms Everton's footballing ethos
David Moyes Mar 2002 – Jun 2013 Makes Everton into a regular top-eight side
Walter Smith Jul 1998 – Mar 2002 Ex-Rangers manager's 4-year tenure ends with the sack
Howard Kendall Jun 1997 – Jul 1998 Third time very lucky as Everton just avoid the drop
Dave Watson Apr 1997 – May 1997 Caretaker manager who ensured Everton's survival
Joe Royle Nov 1994 – Mar 1997 An FA Cup, but the job was just too big for Big Joe
Mike Walker Jan 1994 – Nov 1994 The Silver Fox takes Everton to the brink of the drop
Jimmy Gabriel Dec 1993 – Jan 1994 Caretaker again, at a very dismal time for Everton
Howard Kendall Nov 1990 – Dec 1993 Unhappy return ends in tears over transfer policy
Jimmy Gabriel November 1990 Caretaker for just one match between managers
Colin Harvey Jun 1987 – Oct 1990 Great coach; management was a step too far
Howard Kendall May 1981 – Jun 1987 Oversaw domestic and European success for Everton
Gordon Lee Jan 1977 – May 1981 So near, yet so far. Well-respected by the players
Steve Burtenshaw January 1977 Caretaker manager for just 3 games
Billy Bingham May 1973 – Jan 1977 Came so close to emulating Harry Catterick
Tom Eggleston Apr 1973 May 1973 Caretaker manager for 5 games
Harry Catterick Apr 1961 – Apr 1973 Truly great manager of the 1960s
Johnny Carey Oct 1958 – Apr 1961 Infamously sacked in the back of a London taxi
Sub-Commitee Sep 1958 Oct 1958 Everton search for a new manager
Ian Buchan Aug? 1956 – Sep 1958 Team Coach, never actually appointed Manager
Sub-Commitee Feb 1956 Aug? 1956 Mangerless for the rest of the season
Cliff Britton Sep 1948 – Feb 1956 The lowest period in Everton's long history
Theo Kelly Jun? 1939 – Sep 1948 The first true manager of Everton FC
Thomas H McIntosh July 1919 – May 1935 Secretary appointed fresh from Middlesbrough
W J Sawyer Dec 1918 – May 1919 Hon Secretary resigned to concentrate on his business
William C Cuff Aug 1901 – Dec 1918 Boy at St Domingo, Club Secretary, football visionary
Richard Molyneux Sep 1889 – May 1901 Club Secretary players bought made Everton Famous
W E Barclay Aug 1888 – Sep 1889 Club Secretary for Everton's first league season