Allan McManus

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Allan McManus
Personal information
Full name Allan William McManus
Date of birth (1974-11-17) 17 November 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Playing position Central defender
Club information
Current team
St Mirren (Head Of Youth Development)
Youth career
Links United
1992–1995 Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998 Heart of Midlothian 45 (2)
1998 Livingston (loan) 10 (1)
1998–2001 Livingston 61 (0)
2001 Alloa Athletic 11 (0)
2001–2002 Airdrieonians 28 (0)
2002–2003 Ayr United 26 (0)
2003–2006 Airdrie United 89 (1)
2006–2008 St Johnstone 63 (2)
2008–2010 Greenock Morton 31 (0)
2010–2011 Dumbarton 8 (0)
2011 Arbroath (loan) 11 (0)
Total 383 (6)
Teams managed
2009 Greenock Morton (co-player/caretaker)
2016 St Mirren (interim manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Allan William McManus (born 17 November 1974 in Paisley, Renfrewshire) is a Scottish former professional football player and coach. He played for Hearts, Livingston, Alloa Athletic, Ayr United, Airdrie United, St Johnstone, Greenock Morton, Dumbarton, Arbroath and the now defunct Airdrie.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

McManus scored his first St Johnstone goal on 2 January 2007, a 90th-minute winner against Ross County at McDiarmid Park.

McManus made his début for Morton in a 6–3 victory over Stranraer in the League Cup. After the sacking of Davie Irons, McManus was made caretaker manager of Greenock Morton alongside James Grady.[1] They were appointed permanently, with McManus as the assistant manager. on 31 October 2009.[2] McManus and Grady were sacked on 9 May 2010, after narrowly avoiding relegation from the First Division.[3]

McManus was then offered a chance to take up playing again with Dumbarton, and agreed to sign for the 2010–11 season. McManus joined third division leaders Arbroath on a one–month emergency loan on 18 February 2011, but then retired from playing at the end of the season.

Coaching career[edit]

After an unsuccessful start to the 2016–17 season, St Mirren boss Alex Rae and his assistant David Farrell were both sacked by the club, with Head of Youth Development, McManus, being appointed interim manager.[4]

Honours[edit]

Hearts
1997–98
Livingston
2000–01
Airdrie United
2003–2004

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 19 September 2016
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Greenock Morton Scotland 22 September 2009 31 October 2009 6 2 0 4 33.33
St Mirren Scotland 18 September 2016 4 October 2016 3 1 1 1 33.33
Total 9 3 1 5 33.33

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morton appoint James Grady & Allan McManus as caretaker bosses". Daily Record. 22 September 2009. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Grady and McManus get Ton job". Greenock Telegraph. 31 October 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "James Grady and Allan McManus". gmfc.net. 9 May 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "St Mirren sack manager Alex Rae after dreadful start to the season". Daily Record. 18 September 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 

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