List of Falkirk F.C. managers

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This chronological list of managers of Falkirk Football Club comprises all those who have held the position of manager of the first team of Falkirk since the position was created in 1905. Prior to 1905 all manager appointments were assigned to the person in the position of club secretary. The most successful person to manage the club is Jim Jefferies, who won two First Division championships and one Scottish Challenge Cup during his five years as manager. However, Willie Nicol has managed Falkirk to the their highest league ranking, runners-up in Scotland in both 1907–08 and 1909–10. To date, every person to have managed the club has been from the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.

Managers[edit]

This list does not include caretaker managers or those who managed in a temporary capacity

Information correct as of 28 June 2012. Only competitive matches are counted

Picture Name Nationality From To Matches Won Drawn Lost Win%[1] Honours Notes
Nicol, WillieWillie Nicol  Scotland July 1905 February 1924 732 285 187 260 38.93 1 Scottish Cup, 2 Division One runners-up, 1 Division Two runners-up [2]
Reid, DavidDavid Reid  Scotland February 1924 October 1927 155 61 37 57 39.35 [3]
Richardson, JohnJohn Richardson  Scotland November 1927 May 1932 197 75 35 87 38.07 [4]
Orr, WillieWillie Orr  Scotland August 1932 March 1935 115 42 17 56 36.52 [5]
Craig, TullyTully Craig  Scotland April 1935 May 1950 577 262 112 203 45.41 1 Division Two championship, 1 Scottish League Cup runners-up [6]
Shankly, BobBob Shankly  Scotland August 1950 December 1956 257 88 50 119 34.24 1 Division Two runners-up [7]
Smith, RegReg Smith  England January 1957 May 1959 104 38 23 43 36.54 1 Scottish Cup [8]
Younger, TommyTommy Younger  Scotland August 1959 March 1960 39 15 10 14 38.46 [9]
McCrae, AlexAlex McCrae  Scotland April 1960 April 1965 216 77 36 103 35.65 1 Division Two runners-up [10]
Kean, SammySammy Kean  Scotland July 1965 December 1966 61 21 7 33 34.43 [11]
Prentice, JohnJohn Prentice  Scotland December 1966 September 1968 74 18 19 37 24.32 [12]
Cunningham, WillieWillie Cunningham  Northern Ireland October 1968 April 1973 207 80 47 80 38.65 1 Division Two championship [13]
Prentice, JohnJohn Prentice  Scotland August 1973 August 1975 95 40 18 37 42.11 1 Division Two championship [14]
Miller, GeorgeGeorge Miller  Scotland September 1975 March 1977 64 19 12 33 29.69 [15]
Little, BillyBilly Little  Scotland April 1977 May 1979 91 36 31 24 39.56 [16]
Hagart, JohnJohn Hagart  Scotland August 1979 November 1982 152 51 40 61 33.55 1 Second Division championship [17]
Totten, AlexAlex Totten  Scotland November 1982 November 1983 41 20 7 14 48.78 [18]
Abel, GregorGregor Abel  Scotland November 1982 November 1983 11 3 1 7 27.27 [19]
Lamont, BillyBilly Lamont  Scotland February 1984 February 1987 131 48 30 53 36.64 1 First Division runners-up [20]
Clarke, DaveDave Clarke  Scotland February 1987 August 1988 65 12 18 35 18.46 [21]
Duffy, JimJim Duffy  Scotland September 1988 October 1989 53 27 11 15 50.94 1 First Division runners-up [22]
Lamont, BillyBilly Lamont  Scotland November 1989 April 1990 21 9 8 4 42.86 [23]
JJefrisKillie.jpg Jefferies, JimJim Jefferies  Scotland August 1990 August 1995 237 98 61 78 41.35 2 First Division championships, 1 Scottish Challenge Cup [24]
John lambie.jpg Lambie, JohnJohn Lambie  Scotland August 1995 March 1996 32 7 5 20 21.88 [25]
Bannon, EamonnEamonn Bannon  Scotland May 1996 December 1996 20 9 3 8 45.00 [26]
Totten, AlexAlex Totten  Scotland December 1996 April 2002 240 114 53 73 47.50 1 Scottish Cup runners-up, 1 Scottish Challenge Cup, 2 First Division runners-up [27]
Ian McCall.jpg McCall, IanIan McCall  Scotland May 2002 January 2003 27 18 6 3 66.67 [28]
Coyle, OwenOwen Coyle and
Hughes, JohnJohn Hughes
 Ireland
 Scotland
January 2003 May 2003 19 12 3 4 63.16 1 First Division championship [29]
John Hughes 020809.JPG Hughes, JohnJohn Hughes  Scotland May 2003 June 2009 263 105 57 101 39.92 1 First Division championship, 1 Scottish Challenge Cup, 1 Scottish Cup runners-up [30]
May, EddieEddie May  Scotland June 2009 February 2010 27 4 8 15 14.81 [31]
Steven Pressley.jpg Pressley, StevenSteven Pressley  Scotland February 2010 March 2013 105 44 28 33 41.90 1 Scottish Challenge Cup [32]
GaryHoltCapitalCanariesPotSApril2002.jpg Gary Holt (footballer)Gary Holt  Scotland April 2013 Present 0 0 0 0 !

References[edit]

  1. ^ Win% is rounded to two decimal places
  2. ^ Willie Nicol - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  3. ^ David Reid - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  4. ^ John Richardson - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  5. ^ Willie Orr - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  6. ^ Tom Craig (Tully) - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  7. ^ Bob Shankly - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  8. ^ Reggie Smith - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  9. ^ Tommy Younger - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  10. ^ Alex McCrae - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  11. ^ Sammy Kean - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  12. ^ John Prentice - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  13. ^ Willie Cunningham - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  14. ^ John Prentice - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  15. ^ George Miller - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  16. ^ Billy Little - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  17. ^ John Hagart - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  18. ^ Alex Totten - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  19. ^ Gregor Abel - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  20. ^ Billy Lamont - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  21. ^ Dave Clarke - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  22. ^ Jim Duffy - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  23. ^ Billy Lamont - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  24. ^ Jim Jefferies - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  25. ^ John Lambie - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  26. ^ Eamonn Bannon - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  27. ^ Alex Totten - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  28. ^ Ian McCall - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  29. ^ Owen Coyle - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  30. ^ John Hughes (Yogi) - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  31. ^ Eddie May - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  32. ^ Steven Pressley (Elvis) - Managerial Period & Record, bettermeddle.org.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2012.

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