Mick McGiven

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Mick McGiven
Personal information
Full name Michael McGiven
Date of birth (1951-02-07) 7 February 1951 (age 67)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Chelsea (match observer scout)
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1974 Sunderland 113 (9)
1974–1978 West Ham United 48 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mick McGiven (born 7 February 1951 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is a former professional footballer who played as a defender in the Football League for Sunderland and West Ham United.[1] After retiring as a player he joined the coaching staff at West Ham United, then worked with Chelsea's youth team and coached Ipswich Town alongside John Lyall before taking over as first team manager. He returned to Chelsea where he performed a variety of roles with reserves and first-team, and as of 2009 is a match observer/scout.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Mick McGiven". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 22 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Mick McGiven - Match observer scout". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 22 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Trainers & Coaches". Pride of Anglia. Retrieved 22 October 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • Mick McGiven at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database