Best Football Managers Of All Time

10 Bill Shankly


Bill Shankly

Bill Shankly is arguably the most important figure in the history of Liverpool.

9 Giovanni Trapattoni


Giovanni Trapattoni

Giovanni Trapattoni is widely considered to be one of the most successful coaches in Serie A history.

8 Pep Guardiola


 Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has become the torchbearer for the evolution of football in the modern era

7 Sir Matt Busby


Sir Matt Busby finds himself behind only one other Scottish legend in Manchester United's extraordinary list of great managers

Sir Matt Busby

6 Bob Paisley


 Bob Paisley

Bill Shankly may have laid Liverpool's strong foundations and offered the club a powerful launchpad but his faithful student Bob Paisley

5 Johan Cruyff


 Johan Cruyff

\Of all the names on this list, Johan Cruyff has arguably had the biggest impact on modern football as we know it

4 Helenio Herrera


 Helenio Herrera

The Argentine tactician famously despised possession-based football and achieved extraordinary success in the Serie A with his defensive tactics

3 Rinus Michels


 Rinus Michels

.Rinus Michels spent his entire playing career at Ajax and took up the role of head coach of the club in 1965

2 Arrigo Sacchi


Arrigo Sacchi

At its peak, Arrigo Sacchi's AC Milan team was a sight to behold.

1 Sir Alex Ferguson


 Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson is the unanimous choice when it comes to legendary managers and for good reason