Here are some of the greatest football managers of all time
Managing a team isn’t easy as it looks. You have to go through a multiple analysis before standing your team on field. The best managers in the history of football are defined by their longevity and their transformative effect on the game.
Top 10 greatest football managers of all time:
Sir Alex Ferguson – The GOAT of managers. Sir Alex Ferguson’s exemplary record of 28 major trophies in 27 years at Old Trafford speaks for itself. On top of ten major trophies, he had earlier delivered at Aberdeen.
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Arrigo Sacchi – Sacchi is the he conductor of the single greatest club team the world has ever seen. He changed calcio forever by winning with beautiful football.
Rinus Michels – Michels was the man who packaged it into the European Cup-winning, European Championship-triumphing formula it became. Rinus was its architect, and he has influenced every other sporting edifice that has come after him.
Pep Guardiola – La Liga winner, Bundesliga winner, and Premier League winner. There aren’t many managers nowadays who can boast that record, but Pep Guardiola can.
Giovanni Trapattoni – Trapattoni is fondly remembered by Juventus fans for winning well. He won everything in the most golden of eras for La Vecchia Signora.
Johan Cruyff – Cruyff built the ‘Dream Team’ at Barcelona that dominated Spanish football. His team won the European Cup in 1992, a perfect blend of home-grown talent and world class stars.
Ernst Happel – Happel was a winner who is one of the only six managers to win the European Cup with two clubs. Herrera is the only manager to lead three different clubs to the final of the competition.
Helenio Herrera – Without Herrera’s pioneering methods, Inter would never have lifted consecutive European Cups. Herrera was similarly important to the mid-20th-century glory enjoyed by both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Jose Mourinho – Mourinho has picked up a stunning amount of silverware with Chelsea, Inter, Real Madrid and Manchester United. Jose picked up six league titles across a ten-year spell.
Bob Paisley – Bob adapted Liverpool’s tactics for a new era. Although his management career lasted just nine years, he won the Premier League six times. He also lifted the European cup three, and averaged 2.2 major trophies per season – making him the second most successful manager of all time.