Former Tranmere Rovers and Everton defender Derek Mountfield has kindly agreed to become an ambassador on behalf of Wirral Sports Forum.
Derek Mountfield was brought up on the Wirral and went to Mosslands School. He is an English former footballer who played as a fast and strong defender centre-back. His time at top-flight clubs Everton and subsequently Aston Villa were where he gained most fame. In league matches, he scored an average of one goal every 5.6 matches – an incredible average for a defender. In one season, he scored 14 goals.
1979-1982 Tranmere Rovers
1984 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship – England U21 cap.
1982-1988 Everton FA Cup1984
2 League Champs1984–85 & 1987
European Cup Winners Cup
1988-1992 Aston Villa First Division 1988–89 1989–90
1992-1994 Wolves (Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C) 80 league games
1994-1995 Carlisle Division 3 League Champs
1995-1998 Walsall player, coach and captain
2000-2001 Cork City Manager
2002-2005 MMU Coaching with Sports & Exercise Science
2005 Sports Science degree
2005- Current SSCO (Based at Pensby Sports College), a specialist Sports College, Wirral.
• School Sports Coach mainstream and special educational needs many different qualifications from hockey through to basketball, handball, tennis, rugby
• PPA Support (through DM Sports)
• Currently working at Stanley School
• Ambassador for Northwest Special Olympics
- Ambassador for Wirral Sports Forum