Edwin Charles May (born 19 May 1943) is an English former footballer and football manager. Events 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships 110 men and Year 1943 ( MCMXLIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered
May was born in Epping. Epping is a small market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England.
Eddie May joined Southend United from Dagenham in January 1965, making his league debut later that season. Southend United Football Club is an English football team based at Roots Hall Stadium in Prittlewell in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea, Essex Dagenham FC was a London football club founded in 1949. In 1992, it merged with Redbridge Forest to form He went on to make 100 league appearances, scoring 3 times for the Shrimpers, before moving to Wrexham in June 1968 for a fee of £5,000. Wrexham Association Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Wrecsam nicknamed The Red Dragons, or more traditionally The Robins, their previous nickname are a professional He became captain of the Wrexham side, making 334 appearances and scoring 35 goals before leaving on a free transfer in August 1976 when he joined Welsh rivals Swansea City, having spent the 1975 summer with NASL side Chicago Sting. Swansea City AFC ( Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Abertawe) is a Welsh football team playing in the Coca Cola Championship from North American Soccer League (NASL was a professional soccer League with teams in the United States of America (U The Chicago Sting ( 1975 - 1994) was an American professional soccer team based in Chicago Illinois. He scored 8 times in 90 games for the Swans before retiring from league football.
May joined Leicester City as a coach in 1978, and was assistant manager as Jock Wallace's side won the Second Division title in the 1981–82 season. PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here John " Jock " Martin Bokas Wallace ( 6 September 1935 — 24 July 1996) was a professional football From 1892 until 1992 the Football League Second Division was the second highest division overall in English football. In 1983 he moved to Charlton Athletic as assistant manager, leaving in 1986 to coach Saudi Arabian side Al Hahda. Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA ( المملكة العربية السعودية, al-Mamlaka al-ʻArabiyya as-Suʻūdiyya) or Suudi He then coached in Kenya before joining Icelandic side KS as manager in May 1988. The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north Somalia to the northeast Tanzania to the south Iceland, officially the Republic of Iceland ( ( Ísland or Lýðveldið Ísland (
In July 1988 May was appointed manager of Newport County after their relegation to the Conference. Newport County are a Welsh football team based in the city of Newport. Organisation The Football Conference stands at the top of the National League System (NLS a comprehensive structure linking together over 50 different leagues under the With County in financial turmoil, May left the following month and subsequently became assistant manager of Lincoln City. Lincoln City FC are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two (the fourth tier of the English football league system In 1989 he took over as coach of Norwegian side IFK Ravdeberg. Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional
In July 1991 he was appointed manager of Cardiff City, leading them to the Third Division title in 1993. From the 1992-93 to the 2003-04 season, the Football League Third Division was the third-highest division of The Football League and the fourth-highest As Cardiff struggled in their second season in Division Two, May was sacked on 28 November 1994. For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) He took over as manager of Barry Town in February 1995, but a month later was reappointed as manager of Cardiff City and oversaw their relegation back to Division Three. Barry Town FC are a football team based in Barry. They dominated the League of Wales during the 1990s but finished bottom in 2003-04 and were relegated He left Cardiff on 22 May that year, returning to manage Barry Town in the summer after they had gone full-time. Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. He left Barry on 13 September 1995 after the overwhelming favourites for the League of Wales title had lost two games in a row. Events 509 BC - The Temple of Jupiter on Rome 's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 The Welsh Premier League is the national football league for Wales and is at the top of the Welsh football league system. After he left they went on to play 42 consecutive matches without defeat and duly won the title.
He was appointed manager of Torquay United on 17 November 1995 after the sacking of Don O'Riordan, just when it looked like the experienced Mick Buxton would take the job. Torquay United Football Club, nicknamed the Gulls is an English association football club based in the seaside resort town of Torquay, Devon Events 284 - Diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Donald Joseph O'Riordan (born May 14, 1957 in Ballyfermot, Dublin) is an Irish former footballer and football manager Mick Buxton (born 29 May 1943 in Corbridge) is a former footballer and football manager in England. Torquay finished bottom of the league at the end of the season, only remaining in the Football League because Conference champions Stevenage Borough's ground had not met the Football League criteria on time. The Football League, also known as the Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons is a league competition featuring professional football clubs Conference National (currently named the Blue Square Premier for sponsorship reasons is the top division of the Football Conference. Stevenage Borough FC are an English football team based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, currently playing in the Conference National He left Plainmoor in July 1996. Plainmoor is a suburb of Torquay, Devon, but is best known as the name of the stadium in which Torquay United Football Club currently play
He took over as caretaker manager of Irish side Dundalk for the last ten matches of the 1996–97 season, and on 23 May 1997 signed a one year contract as manager. Dundalk Football Club ( Cumann Peile Dhún Dealgan) is an Irish football club based in Dundalk, County Louth. Events 1430 - Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar However, he left Dundalk on 12 August 1997 to take up the manager's post at Brentford on 12 August 1997, working under Chief Executive David Webb. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Battle of Ascalon - Crusaders under the command of Godfrey of Bouillon defeat Fatimid Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in Brentford in the London Borough of Hounslow. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Battle of Ascalon - Crusaders under the command of Godfrey of Bouillon defeat Fatimid Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar David James Webb (born 9 April, 1946) is an English former professional footballer and football manager His spell at Brentford was not a success and he was sacked on 5 November 1997. Events 1499 - Publication of the Catholicon in Treguier ( Brittany) Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar
In the 1998 close-season he agreed to become manager of Welsh side Haverfordwest County, but instead joined Finnish side FinnPa as manager. Haverfordwest County AFC is a football team playing in the Welsh Premier League. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe. On returning from Finland, he became Director of Football at Haverfordwest, but left to manage Merthyr Tydfil early in December 1998, returning after only 24 hours on realising that the club's new owners didn't yet own the club. Merthyr Tydfil Football Club is a Welsh football club based at the Penydarren Park ground in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. He later did become manager of Merthyr Tydfil, but was sacked on 25 February 1999 by the club's new owners. Events 138 - The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar)
In December 1999 the Torquay-based ‘’Herald Express’’ reported that May had just been appointed as coach to the Pakistan national side, having also previously coached in Norway and Saudi Arabia. Pakistan national football team is the national team of Pakistan and is controlled by the PFF and is a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA ( المملكة العربية السعودية, al-Mamlaka al-ʻArabiyya as-Suʻūdiyya) or Suudi However, later that month he was appointed as manager of Drogheda United, one of his players being Jamie Impey, son of former Torquay manager John Impey. Drogheda United FC ( Irish: Cumann Peile Dhroichead Átha Aontaithe) is an Irish football club currently playing in the John E Impey (born August 11, 1954 in Exeter) is an English former professional footballer and football manager
On 2 October 2000 he was appointed as coach to the South African side Bush Bucks. Events 1187 - Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. The Republic of South Africa (also known by other official names) is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa Bush Bucks' is a South African Football (soccer club based in East London that plays in the Vodacom League. He had previously coached the Zimbabwean side Jets and a side in Kenya. See also Great Zimbabwe National Monument. For information about the March and June 2008 presidential elections see Zimbabwean presidential election The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north Somalia to the northeast Tanzania to the south He quit the Bucks on 14 November, the reason cited being problems with his work permit, although it followed a confrontation with his assistant Mlungisi Ngubane which led to Ngubane resigning. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Mlungisi "Professor" Ngubane (born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal) is a former South African Football (soccer player and coach currently He later became manager of Ugandan side Express, but was sacked on 14 May 2001 after a poor start to the league season. The Republic of Uganda is a Landlocked country in East Africa. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. In July 2001 he was appointed manager of Zimbabwean side Highlanders. He won two league titles with Highlanders.
After leaving Highlanders, May returned to Cardiff, where he ran a bed & breakfast. Bed and breakfast, also known as B&B, is a term originating in the United Kingdom, but now also used all over the world for an establishment that offers accommodation There was speculation early in September 2007 that he would be named as manager of Zimbabwean side CAPS United and assist in team rebuilding caused by the loss of star player Blessing “Yogo-Yogo” Makunike (accidental death), but Alban Mafemba was named as coach instead. CAPS United FC is a Zimbabwean Soccer club based in Harare.Formed in 1973 the team rose to prominence in the late 1970's and early eighties when 
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