David Rush

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David Rush
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-05-15) 15 May 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 Notts County 0 (0)
1989–1994 Sunderland 59 (12)
1991 Hartlepool United (loan) 8 (2)
1993 Peterborough United (loan) 4 (1)
1994 Cambridge United (loan) 2 (0)
1994–1997 Oxford United 92 (21)
1997 York City 4 (0)
1998–1999 Hartlepool United 10 (0)
1999–? Seaham Red Star
Teams managed
2009 Hebburn Town
2013 Gateshead (caretaker)
2013 David Rush football academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Rush (born 15 May 1971) is an English former professional footballer.

He played in the 1992 FA Cup Final for his home town club Sunderland, which they lost 2–0 against Liverpool.[1]

After several loan moves, Rush made a permanent move to Oxford United for a reported £100,000. In his first full season with Oxford, he helped them to automatic promotion to Division 1 (now Championship). Following his release from Oxford, Rush had short spells with York City and Hartlepool United.

On 19 May 2009, Rush was confirmed as the manager of Northern League side Hebburn Town, but resigned from his post in mid-September.[2]

On 3 January 2013, Rush was named assistant manager of Conference Premier side Gateshead, joining former Sunderland team mate Anth Smith.[3]

On 18 August 2013, Rush was named caretaker manager at Gateshead following the resignation of Anth Smith.[4] He returned to the role of assistant on 3 September after Gary Mills was named manager.[5] On 25 September 2013, Rush left Gateshead after being replaced as assistant manager by Darren Caskey.[6]

On 27 September 2013 he started his own football academy (Whickham and surrounding areas) for Local boys between 8 and 16 incourage and spotting talent players and arranging trials with local Football academies and Team like Hartlepool United FC, Gateshead FC, Darlington 1883, Sunderland AFC, Newcastle United FC, Spennymoor Town F.C., Durham City F.C., Whickham F.C. plus offers.

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Hebburn Town 19 May 2009 17 September 2009 10 2 0 8 20.00
Gateshead (caretaker) 18 August 2013 3 September 2013 3 1 1 1 33.33
Total 13 3 1 9 23.08
As of 31 August 2013.[2][4][5][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England - FA Cup Finals 1946-2000". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 February 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "Local football: Disappointed Rush quits as Hebburn boss". Sunderland Echo. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Assistant Manager and Head Coach on board". Gateshead F.C. 3 January 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Smith Resignation Accepted". Gateshead F.C. 18 August 2013. Archived from the original on 18 August 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Gary Mills Unveiled As New Gateshead Manager". Gateshead F.C. 3 September 2013. Archived from the original on 6 September 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Mills Brings In New Number Two". Gateshead F.C. 25 September 2013. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Hebburn Town Fixtures/Results 0910". Northern League. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Gateshead Results 2013/14". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 August 2013.