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Duncan Ferguson
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Ferguson with Everton in 2013
Personal information
Full name Duncan Cowan Ferguson
Date of birth 27 December 1971 (1971-12-27) (age 49)
Place of birth Stirling, Scotland
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Everton (assistant manager)
Youth career
1989–1990 Carse Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 Dundee United 77 (28)
1993–1994 Rangers 14 (2)
1994 Everton (loan) 9 (2)
1994–1998 Everton 107 (35)
1998–2000 Newcastle United 30 (8)
2000–2006 Everton 123 (23)
Total 360 (98)
National team
1992–1997 Scotland 7 (0)
Teams managed
2019 Everton (interim)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Duncan Cowan Ferguson (born 27 December 1971) is a Scottish former professional footballer who is the assistant manager of Premier League club Everton. He began his career at Dundee United in 1990, and moved to Rangers in 1993 for what was then a British transfer record fee. He spent the remainder of his career in England, moving to Everton in 1994 before a stint with Newcastle United between 1998 and 2000, after which he returned to Everton.

Ferguson retired from playing in 2006, and was promoted to the first team coaching staff at Everton in 2014. Following the dismissal of Everton manager Marco Silva in December 2019, Ferguson was named as the team's caretaker manager until Silva's replacement Carlo Ancelotti was appointed manager a few weeks later, at which point Ferguson was made assistant manager.

During his career, Ferguson won the FA Cup with Everton in 1995. He was capped for Scotland seven times but subsequently made himself unavailable for selection for the national team due to a dispute with the Scottish Football Association. He has scored more goals than any other Scottish player in England's Premier League since its creation in 1992.

Ferguson's aggressive style of play resulted in nine red cards and a three-month prison sentence following an on-field assault of Raith Rovers' John McStay in 1994. Eight of those red cards were in the Premier League, where he holds the joint record for dismissals alongside Patrick Vieira and Richard Dunne. He is known by the nicknames "Big Dunc" and "Duncan Disorderly".

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