David Weir

First Team Manager & Assistant Manager

  • Date Joined: 11th May 2016
A UEFA Pro licenced manager and assistant manager who has gained invaluable coaching experienced working at elite clubs including Everton and Rangers and had the honour of working under, and learning from, managers such as David Moyes, Walter Smith.

Key part of a highly successful management teams at Brentford FC and Rangers during three successful seasons working alongside Mark Warburton.

A forward thinking individual committed to ensuring his club is steered in the right direction to succeed in the changing landscape of modern football, utilising innovative coaching and management methods to create a winning mentality.

A former professional player who has both learned valuable lessons playing in domestic, European and international competition, and always endeavoured to maintain an exceptional level of professionalism throughout his career.
David Weir


  • UEFA: A Licence

    A Licence

  • UEFA: Pro Licence

    Pro Licence

Career History

  • Rangers FC

    Rangers FC
    Assistant Manager
    2015 – Present

  • Sheffield United FC

    Sheffield United FC
    First Team Manager
    2013 – Present

  • Brentford FC

    Brentford FC
    Assistant Manager
    2013 – 2015

  • Everton FC

    Everton FC
    Senior Development Coach
    2012 – 2013

  • Rangers FC

    Rangers FC
    Assistant Reserve Team Manager
    2010 – 2012

  • Rangers FC

    Rangers FC
    2007 – 2012

  • Scotland

    International Player
    1997 – 2010

  • Everton FC

    Everton FC
    1999 – 2007

  • Heart of Midlothian FC

    Heart of Midlothian FC
    1996 – 1999

  • Falkirk FC

    Falkirk FC
    1992 – 1996

Key Achievements

  • Won the SPFL Championship and the Petrofac Training Cup in first season as assistant manager at Rangers.
  • Helped lead the team to the 2016 Scottish Cup final, achieving a notable semi final win over Scottish champions Celtic
  • Won automatic promotion to the English Championship with Brentford in 2013/14 after finishing second in the 2012/13 League One season
  • Helped take Brentford to the Championship play-offs in their first season in the division- securing notable victories over Fulham, Nottingham Forest, Blackburn and Derby County.
  • Member of both the Rangers FC Hall of Fame and Scottish national team Roll of Honour.

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