List of English football championship-winning managers

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This is a list of English football championship-winning managers.

Managers[edit]

Period: Football League (1888–1892)Football League First Division (1892–1992)Premier League (1992–present)

Key

  •    committee Managers with this background and symbol in the "Name" column are italicised to denote secretary managers.
Season Nationality Name Club Ref
1888–89  England William Sudell committee Preston North End
1889–90  England William Sudell committee Preston North End
1890–91  England Dick Molyneux committee Everton
1891–92  England Tom Watson Sunderland [1]
1892–93  England Tom Watson Sunderland [1]
1893–94  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1894–95  England Tom Watson Sunderland [1]
1895–96  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1896–97  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1897–98  England Joseph Wostinholm Sheffield United
1898–99  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1899–1900  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1900–01  England Tom Watson Liverpool [1]
1901–02  Scotland Alex Mackie Sunderland [3]
1902–03  England Arthur Dickinson The Wednesday [4]
1903–04  England Arthur Dickinson The Wednesday [4]
1904–05  Scotland Frank Watt committee Newcastle United
1905–06  England Tom Watson Liverpool [1]
1906–07  Scotland Frank Watt committee Newcastle United
1907–08  England Ernest Mangnall Manchester United [5]
1908–09  Scotland Frank Watt committee Newcastle United
1909–10  Scotland George Ramsay Aston Villa [2]
1910–11  England Ernest Mangnall Manchester United [5]
1911–12  England Robert Middleton Blackburn Rovers [6]
1912–13  Ireland Bob Kyle Sunderland [7]
1913–14  England Robert Middleton Blackburn Rovers [6]
1914–15  England Will Cuff committee Everton
1915–19[a]
1919–20  England Fred Everiss West Bromwich Albion [8]
1920–21  England John Haworth Burnley [9]
1921–22  England David Ashworth Liverpool [10]
1922–23  Scotland Matt McQueen Liverpool [11]
1923–24  England Herbert Chapman Huddersfield Town [12]
1924–25  England Herbert Chapman Huddersfield Town [12]
1925–26  England Cecil Potter Huddersfield Town [13]
1926–27  Scotland Frank Watt committee Newcastle United
1927–28  England Thomas H. McIntosh committee Everton
1928–29  England Robert Brown The Wednesday [14]
1929–30  England Robert Brown The Wednesday [14]
1930–31  England Herbert Chapman Arsenal [12]
1931–32  England Thomas H. McIntosh committee Everton
1932–33  England Herbert Chapman Arsenal [12]
1933–34  England Joe Shaw (caretaker) Arsenal [15]
1934–35  England George Allison Arsenal [16]
1935–36  Scotland Johnny Cochrane Sunderland [17]
1936–37  England Wilf Wild Manchester City [18]
1937–38  England George Allison Arsenal [16]
1938–39 Selection committee committee Everton
1939–46[b]
1946–47  England George Kay Liverpool [19]
1947–48  England Tom Whittaker Arsenal [20]
1948–49  England Bob Jackson Portsmouth [21]
1949–50  England Bob Jackson Portsmouth [21]
1950–51  England Arthur Rowe Tottenham Hotspur [22]
1951–52  Scotland Matt Busby Manchester United [23]
1952–53  England Tom Whittaker Arsenal [20]
1953–54  England Stan Cullis Wolverhampton Wanderers [24]
1954–55  England Ted Drake Chelsea [25]
1955–56  Scotland Matt Busby Manchester United [23]
1956–57  Scotland Matt Busby Manchester United [23]
1957–58  England Stan Cullis Wolverhampton Wanderers [24]
1958–59  England Stan Cullis Wolverhampton Wanderers [24]
1959–60  England Harry Potts Burnley [26]
1960–61  England Bill Nicholson Tottenham Hotspur [27]
1961–62  England Alf Ramsey Ipswich Town [28]
1962–63  England Harry Catterick Everton [29]
1963–64  Scotland Bill Shankly Liverpool [30]
1964–65  Scotland Matt Busby Manchester United [23]
1965–66  Scotland Bill Shankly Liverpool [30]
1966–67  Scotland Matt Busby Manchester United [23]
1967–68  England Joe Mercer Manchester City [31]
1968–69  England Don Revie Leeds United [32]
1969–70  England Harry Catterick Everton [29]
1970–71  England Bertie Mee Arsenal [33]
1971–72  England Brian Clough Derby County [34]
1972–73  Scotland Bill Shankly Liverpool [30]
1973–74  England Don Revie Leeds United [32]
1974–75  Scotland Dave Mackay Derby County [35]
1975–76  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1976–77  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1977–78  England Brian Clough Nottingham Forest [34]
1978–79  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1979–80  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1980–81  England Ron Saunders Aston Villa [37]
1981–82  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1982–83  England Bob Paisley Liverpool [36]
1983–84  England Joe Fagan Liverpool [38]
1984–85  England Howard Kendall Everton [39]
1985–86  Scotland Kenny Dalglish Liverpool [40]
1986–87  England Howard Kendall Everton [39]
1987–88  Scotland Kenny Dalglish Liverpool [40]
1988–89  Scotland George Graham Arsenal [41]
1989–90  Scotland Kenny Dalglish Liverpool [40]
1990–91  Scotland George Graham Arsenal [41]
1991–92  England Howard Wilkinson Leeds United [42]
1992–93  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
1993–94  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
1994–95  Scotland Kenny Dalglish Blackburn Rovers [44]
1995–96  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
1996–97  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
1997–98  France Arsène Wenger Arsenal [45]
1998–99  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
1999–2000  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2000–01  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2001–02  France Arsène Wenger Arsenal [45]
2002–03  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2003–04  France Arsène Wenger Arsenal [45]
2004–05  Portugal José Mourinho Chelsea [46]
2005–06  Portugal José Mourinho Chelsea [46]
2006–07  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2007–08  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2008–09  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2009–10  Italy Carlo Ancelotti Chelsea [47]
2010–11  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2011–12  Italy Roberto Mancini Manchester City [48]
2012–13  Scotland Alex Ferguson Manchester United [43]
2013–14  Chile Manuel Pellegrini Manchester City [49]
2014–15  Portugal José Mourinho Chelsea [46]
2015–16  Italy Claudio Ranieri Leicester City [50]
2016–17  Italy Antonio Conte Chelsea [51]
2017–18  Spain Pep Guardiola Manchester City [52]
2018–19  Spain Pep Guardiola Manchester City [52]

Performance by individual[edit]

Rank Name Winners Club(s) Winning seasons
1 Scotland Alex Ferguson
13
Manchester United 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13
2 Scotland George Ramsay
6
Aston Villa 1893–94, 1895–96, 1896–97, 1898–99, 1899–1900, 1909–10
= England Bob Paisley
6
Liverpool 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83
4 England Tom Watson
5
Sunderland, Liverpool 1891–92, 1892–93, 1894–95, 1900–01, 1905–06
= Scotland Matt Busby
5
Manchester United 1951–52, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1964–65, 1966–67
= England Herbert Chapman
5
Huddersfield Town, Arsenal 1923–24, 1924–25, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1933–34
7 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
4
Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers 1985–86, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1994–95
8 England Stan Cullis
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1953–54, 1957–58, 1958–59
= Scotland Bill Shankly
3
Liverpool 1963–64, 1965–66, 1972–73
= France Arsène Wenger
3
Arsenal 1997–98, 2001–02, 2003–04
= Portugal José Mourinho
3
Chelsea 2004–05, 2005–06, 2014–15
12 England Arthur Dickinson
2
The Wednesday 1902–03, 1903–04
= England Ernest Mangnall
2
Manchester United 1907–08, 1910–11
= England Robert Middleton
2
Blackburn Rovers 1911–12, 1913–14
= England Thomas H. McIntosh
2
Everton 1927–28, 1931–32
= England Robert Brown
2
Sheffield Wednesday 1928–29, 1929–30
= England George Allison
2
Arsenal 1934–35, 1937–38
= England Tom Whittaker
2
Arsenal 1947–48, 1952–53
= England Bob Jackson
2
Portsmouth 1948–49, 1949–50
= England Harry Catterick
2
Everton 1962–63, 1969–70
= England Don Revie
2
Leeds United 1968–69, 1973–74
= England Brian Clough
2
Derby County, Nottingham Forest 1971–72, 1977–78
= England Howard Kendall
2
Everton 1984–85, 1986–87
= Scotland George Graham
2
Arsenal 1988–89, 1990–91
= Spain Pep Guardiola
2
Manchester City 2017–18, 2018–19

Bold: Manager is still active.

Won the League as a player and a manager[edit]

Name Player Club(s) Player Season(s) Manager Club(s) Manager Season(s)
1 England Ted Drake Arsenal 1934–35
1937–38
Chelsea 1954–55
2 England Bill Nicholson Tottenham Hotspur 1950–51 Tottenham Hotspur 1960–61
3 England Alf Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur 1950–51 Ipswich Town 1961–62
4 England Joe Mercer Everton 1938–39 Manchester City 1967–68
Arsenal 1947–48
1952–53
5 Scotland Dave Mackay Tottenham Hotspur 1960–61 Derby County 1974–75
6 England Bob Paisley Liverpool 1946–47 Liverpool 1975–76
1976–77
1978–79
1979–80
1981–82
1982–83
7 England Howard Kendall Everton 1969–70 Everton 1984–85
1986–87
8 Scotland Kenny Dalglish Liverpool 1978–79
1979–80
1981–82
1982–83
1983–84
1985–86
Liverpool 1985–86
1987–88
1989–90
Blackburn Rovers 1994–95
9 Scotland George Graham Arsenal 1970–71 Arsenal 1988–89
1990–91

By nationality[edit]

Country Managers Total
 England 36 58
 Scotland 10 37
 Italy 4 4
 France 1 3
 Portugal 1 3
Spain Spain 1 2
Republic of Ireland Ireland 1 1
Chile Chile 1 1

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to the First World War.
  2. ^ In September 1939 first-class football was suspended due to the Second World War, with the 1939–40 league table voided and regional competitions contested instead.

References[edit]

General

  • "Who Won What – Premier League". League Managers Association. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  • "Who Won What – EFL Championship". League Managers Association. Retrieved 27 April 2019.

Specific

  1. ^ a b c d e "Tom Watson". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "George Ramsay". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Alex Mackie". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Arthur Dickinson". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Ernest Mangnall". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b "R B Middleton". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Bob Kyle". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Fred Everiss". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  9. ^ "John Haworth". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  10. ^ "David Ashworth". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Matt McQueen". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  12. ^ a b c d "Herbert Chapman". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Cecil Potter". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  14. ^ a b "Robert Brown". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  15. ^ "Joe Shaw". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  16. ^ a b "George Allison". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  17. ^ "John Cochrane". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  18. ^ "Wilf Wild". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  19. ^ "George Kay". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  20. ^ a b "Tom Whittaker". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  21. ^ a b "Bob Jackson". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  22. ^ "Arthur Rowe". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  23. ^ a b c d e "Sir Matt Busby". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  24. ^ a b c "Stan Cullis". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  25. ^ "Ted Drake". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  26. ^ "Harry Potts". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  27. ^ "Bill Nicholson OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  28. ^ "Sir Alf Ramsey". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  29. ^ a b "Harry Catterick". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  30. ^ a b c "Bill Shankly OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  31. ^ "Joe Mercer OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  32. ^ a b "Don Revie OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  33. ^ "Bertie Mee OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  34. ^ a b "Brian Clough OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  35. ^ "Dave Mackay". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  36. ^ a b c d e f "Bob Paisley OBE". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  37. ^ "Ron Saunders". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  38. ^ "Joe Fagan". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  39. ^ a b "Howard Kendall". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  40. ^ a b c "Kenny Dalglish". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  41. ^ a b "George Graham". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  42. ^ "Howard Wilkinson". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  43. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Alex Ferguson manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  44. ^ "Kenny Dalglish manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  45. ^ a b c "Arsène Wenger manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  46. ^ a b c "José Mourinho manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  47. ^ "Carlo Ancelotti manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  48. ^ "Roberto Mancini manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  49. ^ "Manuel Pellegrini manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  50. ^ "Claudio Ranieri manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  51. ^ "Antonio Conte manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  52. ^ a b "Josep Guardiola manager profile". Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2019.