John McMahon (footballer, born 1964)

  (Redirected from John McMahon (football coach))

John McMahon (born 19 May 1964) is an English football coach and former player, currently working at Morecambe

John McMahon
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-05-19) 19 May 1964 (age 56)[1]
Place of birth Liverpool,[1] England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Everton 0 (0)
1983–198? Southport 27 (5)
South Liverpool
1985–1986 Altrincham 16 (0)
1986–1987 Witton Albion
1987–1989 Runcorn 47 (7)
1989–199? Altrincham 33 (5)
199?–1992 Morecambe
1992–1993 Macclesfield Town 26 (0)
1993–1994 Knowsley United
1994–1996 Hyde United 22 (1)
Teams managed
2003 Tranmere Rovers (caretaker)
2008 Shrewsbury Town (caretaker)
2009–2011 Liverpool F.C. Reserves
2014 Tranmere Rovers (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

McMahon came through an apprenticeship with Everton and was a regular in their reserves, but never appeared for the first team.[2] He went on to play semi-professional football for Southport,[3] South Liverpool, Altrincham (two spells), Witton Albion, Runcorn,[2][4] Morecambe, Macclesfield Town, Knowsley United[5] and Hyde United.[6]

Coaching careerEdit

McMahon spent eight years on the coaching staff of Tranmere Rovers, where he had two spells as caretaker manager, in the 2003–04 season and at the end of the 2005–06 season.

He moved to become first-team coach at Shrewsbury Town in June 2006,[7] and was made assistant manager in September 2007.[8] During this period he completed his UEFA Pro Licence in coaching during 2006.[9] On 3 March 2008 he was appointed caretaker manager, after the departure of manager Gary Peters.[10] The appointment of Paul Simpson on 12 March saw him resume the assistant role.

On 8 June 2009, McMahon was appointed reserve team coach of Liverpool, replacing Gary Ablett.[11][12] He took charge of the reserve team for the first time on 18 July 2009, when the a Liverpool XI beat Aberystwyth Town 4-1 in a friendly.[13] On 11 March 2011 it was announced that he would no longer be a coach at Liverpool.

In June 2011 he rejoined the coaching staff at Tranmere as first team coach. McMahon was appointed caretaker manager of Tranmere in February 2014, after the suspension of Ronnie Moore.[14] He left the club in August 2014.[15]

Personal lifeEdit

McMahon is the younger brother of Liverpool and England player Steve McMahon.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Williams, Tony, ed. (1988). Non League Club Directory 1989. Tony Williams Publications. p. 219. ISBN 978-1-869833-09-1.
  2. ^ a b "Altrincham FC players of 1989/90". Altrincham F.C. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  3. ^ "John McMahon: Match information: League". Port Online. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  4. ^ Harman, John, ed. (2005). Alliance to Conference 1979–2004: The first 25 years. Tony Williams Publications. pp. 30, 38, 538, 547. ISBN 978-1-869833-52-7.
  5. ^ "Player profiles: M". Macclesfield Town Football Club Archives. Macclesfield Town Football Club and Geoffrey Knights. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  6. ^ "John McMahon". Hyde United Football Club: Database. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  7. ^ "BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Shrewsbury | McMahon gets Shrews coaching role". news.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Peters reshuffles management « Shropshire Star". shropshirestar.com. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  9. ^ "The Class of 2006". The Football Association. 3 July 2006. Archived from the original on 10 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  10. ^ "BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Shrewsbury | Shrews part company with Peters". news.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Liverpool appoint Steve McMahon's brother John as reserve-team coach". The Guardian. 8 June 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  12. ^ "MCMAHON NAMED NEW RESERVE BOSS". Liverpoolfc.com. 8 June 2009. Archived from the original on 5 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  13. ^ "McMahon Off To A Good Start". Liverpoolfc.com. 18 July 2009. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  14. ^ Ronnie Moore suspended: John McMahon targets Tranmere safety, BBC Sport
  15. ^ John McMahon: Tranmere Rovers assistant manager leaves club, BBC Sport
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gary Ablett
Liverpool F.C. Reserves Coach
2009-2011
Succeeded by
José Segura