Full name: Sean Mark Dyche
Date of birth: 28/06/1971
Age: 52
Height: 6ft
Place of birth: Kettering
Nationality: English
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Everton manager Sean Dyche’s past coaching career

Sean Dyche began his managerial career in 2007, taking charge of Watford’s Under-18s side. After two years, Dyche moved on to become the assistant manager of the Hornets. He then took up the manager role in July 2011.

Dyche enjoyed success at Watford, leading the club to an 11th-place finish in the Championship in his first full season in charge.

However, Dyche’s most successful period as a manager has come during his time in charge of Burnley. Dyche was appointed as Burnley’s manager in 2012, and in his first full season in charge, he led the club to automatic promotion to the Premier League.

Despite being widely tipped for relegation in their first season back in the top flight, Dyche’s Burnley side defied expectations, finishing in 16th place and securing their Premier League status for another season.

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Success continues

Dyche’s success at Burnley continued in the following seasons, with the club finishing in the top half of the Premier League table on several occasions.

One of the highlights of Dyche’s tenure at Burnley was the 2017-18 season, during which the club finished in 7th place. This meant securing qualification for the Europa League. A fantastic achievement.

In addition to his success at club level, Dyche has also been recognized for his achievements as a manager by his peers. In 2018, Dyche obtained the LMA Manager of the Year.

However, in April 2022 Dyche was shockingly sacked as Burnley coach after 10 years in charge at the Northern club. This was thanks to them facing a relegation battle in the 2021/22 season. The final straw for the Burnley board was a 2-0 loss at fellow strugglers Norwich.

Since then, he remained jobless, until he joined Everton in 2023 following the sacking of Frank Lampard.

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Sean Dyche’s coaching career:

2011-2012: Watford (England)

2012-2022: Burnley (England)

2023 onwards: Everton (England)

Sean Dyche’s playing career

Sean Dyche had a successful career as a professional footballer before embarking on his managerial career.

Dyche began his playing career as a defender for Nottingham Forest in 1990. After two years with the club, Dyche moved on to play for Chesterfield, Bristol City, and Millwall.

Dyche is perhaps best known for his time at Watford, where he spent four seasons as a player from 2002 to 2006. Dyche played a key role in Watford’s promotion to the Premier League in 2006. He made 31 appearances for the club during the season.

In total, Dyche made over 400 appearances as a professional footballer, scoring 14 goals. The man from Kettering was known for his tough-tackling style of play and his ability to read the game. These qualities would serve him well in his later career as a manager.

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Sean Dyche at Everton

Dyche joined Everton following the sacking of Frank Lampard in January 2023.

This was to help Everton in their relegation battle in the 2022/23 season. Dyche’s contract is expected to last until 2025.