Everton confirm the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager

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Everton CONFIRM the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager for a second time after sacking Rafa Benitez following their defeat by Norwich… with club to announce a permanent boss ‘in due course’

  • Everton confirmed the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager 
  • The 50-year-old boss oversaw Everton’s training session on Tuesday afternoon
  • The club are looking for a successor to Rafael Benitez after sacking the Spaniard
  • Everton confirmed that Ferguson would be in charge ‘for their upcoming games’


Everton have confirmed the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as the club’s caretaker manager following the sacking of Rafa Benitez. 

Ferguson – who oversaw training on Tuesday morning – will take charge of Everton while the club look for a successor to Benitez. 

The Spanish manager was sacked on Sunday following the Toffees’ 2-1 defeat to Norwich City on Saturday afternoon.   

Everton have confirmed the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager

Everton have confirmed the appointment of Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager

The Toffees confirmed in a statement that Ferguson would be in charge ‘for the club’s upcoming games’, starting with the visit of Aston Villa.

He will be supported in his new role by John Ebbrell and Leighton Baines, along with Goalkeeping Coach Alan Kelly. 

His appointment marks the second time he has been placed in temporary charge of the club. 

He was named as Everton’s caretaker manager in 2019 and guided the club to five points from three league games against Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal.  

More to follow… 

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