, In April 2009, Carver was charged $750 by MLS for openly criticising the standard of refereeing during a 3–2 loss away to FC Dallas.  Carver joined Montagu and North Fenham Boys Club when he was nine, which led to him being signed by his hometown club, Newcastle United, as an apprentice when he was 16. Steve Bruce admits owner Mike Ashley will be disappointed by Newcastle United performance after summer outlay, Newcastle United agree deal for sixth summer signing, Magpies consider offering Frenchman contract – gossip. Carver was the assistant manager to Bobby Robson at Newcastle United. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. In July 2005, Leeds United appointed Carver as a first team coach, replacing the departed Adrian Boothroyd who left the club to be the new manager of Watford.  Carver left Leeds on 23 October 2006, with David Geddis briefly taking charge of caretaker duties..
Despite the victory, Carver was not considered for the permanent job, that position going to Graeme Souness who opted to bring in his own backroom staff; Carver left the club in September 2004..
John William Carver (born 16 January 1965) is an English former footballer.
Away from Newcastle, he was also assistant coach to Kevin Blackwell at Leeds United and Luton Town, as well as at Plymouth Argyle under Paul Mariner.  Manager Alan Pardew said it was only a short-term deal to see how the two worked together and if he worked well with the set-up.
Following Robson's sacking in August 2004, Carver was appointed caretaker manager and guided the team to a 3–0 win against Blackburn Rovers.
 Afterwards, he played semi-professional football for Gateshead from 1987 to 1990, whilst working his way up the coaching ladder in Newcastle, starting out in schools before landing the role of director at Newcastle's School of Excellence in 1992.
, In December 2009, Carver was appointed assistant head coach to Paul Mariner at Plymouth Argyle. Five days after Carver was named the temporary head coach until the end of the season, he won his first match on 31 January, against Hull City. "Everybody in the world knew that I wasn’t [arrogant] and I am not, but you have to believe it.”, This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Following Pardew's interest in the Crystal Palace job, Carver was put in temporary charge for Newcastle's next two matches against Burnley in the Premier League and Leicester City in the FA Cup.
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, In August 2010, Carver was appointed first team coach at Sheffield United by manager Gary Speed, who had played under Carver when he was assistant manager at Newcastle United. Post a comment!
 On 3 January 2015, and after Pardew's appointment at Crystal Palace was confirmed and soon after Newcastle's FA Cup exit, Carver put himself forward for the job, but urged the board to find a replacement after a 2–1 loss to Southampton on 17 January.
Despite such heavy losses, Carver still believed that he was "the best coach in the Premier League", though he later claimed that his words were taken out of context by the media after receiving widespread hilarity for his statement.
On 9 June, both Carver and coach Steve Stone had their contracts terminated by Newcastle ahead of the announcement of Steve McClaren as new head coach. UEFA Pro Licence, Avg.
Jan 16, 1965 (55). On 25 February, he signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract with Newcastle..