Full Name: Timothy Alan Sherwood
Date of Birth: February 6, 1969
Place of Birth: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England
Previous Manager Roles: Tottenham.
Tim Sherwood began his coaching career at Tottenham Hotspur following a successful playing career stretching over 18 years from 1987 to 2005.
During his playing career, he spent time at six different clubs including Norwich, Tottenham and Blackburn Rovers were he captained them to the Premiership title in 1995.
Once he hung up his boots he began his coaching career as the assistant first team coach and progressed to club manager in just five years. He managed the club from December 2013 and was dismissed at the end of that season (May 2014).
Sherwood had the highest win record in the league out of any other Tottenham manager since Frank Brettell in 1899.
Many believed he was sacked due to how outspoken he was in front of the media. He gained a ‘marmite’ reputation. You either love him or you hate him.
His last game in charge of Tottenham was a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa on 11 May 2014.
On 14 February 2015 he was named as manager of Aston Villa following the sacking of Paul Lambert. He had been linked with other Premiership teams including West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers and even referred to WBA as a ‘good small club’.
Upon signing for Aston Villa, he stated: “Playing for a big club comes with pressure. Anyone can do it for a lesser team — but you have to have bo***ks to play for Aston Villa. This is a big club”