Tim Sherwood appointed Tottenham manager: Factfile of the former England midfielder

Sherwood has been handed a contract until the end of next season

Tim Sherwood has been named as the full-time replacement for Andre Villas-Boas. Here, we take a closer look at his career...

1969: Born in St Albans on February 6.

1987: September 12 - Makes debut as a midfielder for Watford in a 3-2 win against Sheffield Wednesday in the old First Division.

1989: July - Moves to Norwich, where he makes 88 appearances in all competitions and scores 13 goals.

1992: February - Joins Kenny Dalglish's Blackburn team for £500,000. Becomes a fans' favourite because of his work-rate.

1994: Under his captaincy, Rovers finish second in the Premiership.

1995: Sherwood guides the Ewood Park side to the league title. However, they make a poor start to the following season and finish bottom of their Champions League group although they survive in the top flight.

1999: February - Moves to Tottenham for £4million. Makes debut as a substitute against Coventry,

March - Makes full debut for England in a 3-1 victory over Poland at Wembley after being selected by then manager Kevin Keegan. Sherwood wins three England caps in total.

2002: February - Is part of the Spurs team beaten in the League Cup final by former club Blackburn.

2003: January - Announces he has had a major row with manager Glenn Hoddle and leaves, joining Portsmouth on a four-month contract. Becomes an integral part of the team that wins the First Division championship and subsequent promotion.

December - Remains an important part of the Pompey squad but breaks his leg against Spurs on Boxing Day.

2004: Released by Portsmouth and in July signs for Peter Reid's Coventry.

2005: Leaves the Sky Blues, bringing an end to his playing career.

2008: October - Joins Spurs coaching staff under then boss Harry Redknapp.

2013: December 16 - Assumes first-team coaching duties following the sacking of manager Andre Villas-Boas.

December 18 - Loses 2-1 at home to West Ham in the Capital One Cup in his first game in charge.

December 22 - Spurs beat Southampton 3-2 at St Mary's in the Premier League. Sherwood makes his feelings clear, saying: "I don't want it (the job) on a temporary basis. I want it for the long term."

December 23 - Appointed Spurs new head coach until the end of the 2014/15 season.

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