Football Managers in History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1913-09-02 Bill Shankly, English Football Manager (d. 1981)
  • 1917-07-03 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (d. 1990)
  • 1927-07-10 Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)
  • 1930-04-04 David Sexton, soccer manager
  • 1931-10-25 Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1932-10-25 Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1935-03-21 Brian Clough, soccer manager
  • 1935-05-08 Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)
  • 1938-01-13 Tord Grip, Swedish football manager
  • 1938-07-28 Luis Aragonés, Spanish football manager, born in Hortaleza, Madrid (d. 2014)
  • 1938-08-09 Otto Rehhagel, German football manager
  • 1939-01-03 Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager
  • 1939-11-13 Karel Brückner, Czech football manager
  • 1940-05-03 Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager
  • 1941-07-08 Dario Gradi, Italian-born football manager
  • 1941-11-27 Aimé Jacquet, French football manager
  • 1941-12-31 Sir Alex Ferguson, Scottish football manager
  • 1944-02-01 Burkhard Ziese, German football manager
  • 1945-03-04 Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
  • 1946-05-22 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), born in Ryton, County Durham (d. 2015)
  • 1947-03-02 Harry Redknapp, English football manager
  • 1948-02-05 Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager
  • 1948-02-24 Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
  • 1948-03-17 Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • 1948-11-22 Radomir Antić, Serbian football manager
  • 1949-01-12 Ottmar Hitzfeld, German football manager
  • 1949-02-02 Francisco Maturana, Colombian football manager
  • 1949-03-17 Pat Rice, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1949-09-03 José Pekerman, Argentine football manager
  • 1949-10-22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager
  • 1950-03-12 Javier Clemente, Spanish football manager
  • 1951-02-03 Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian football manager
  • 1951-10-20 Claudio Ranieri, Italian football manager (Leicester City) and player, born in Rome
  • 1952-05-19 Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
  • 1953-03-04 Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
  • 1954-04-19 Trevor Francis, British soccer manager
  • 1954-05-11 John Gregory, English football manager
  • 1954-09-25 Juande Ramos, Spanish Football Manager
  • 1954-10-19 Sam Allardyce, English football manager
  • 1956-01-16 Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
  • 1957-03-15 Víctor Muñoz, Spanish football manager
  • 1957-11-08 Alan Curbishley, English football manager
  • 1959-11-07 Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football manager
  • 1959-11-18 Jimmy Quinn, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1960-04-16 Rafael Benítez, Spanish football manager
  • 1961-05-03 Steve McClaren, English football manager
  • 1962-07-12 Dean Wilkins, English football manager
  • 1963-01-26 José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon
  • 1963-03-12 Ian Holloway, English football manager
  • 1964-03-01 Paul Le Guen, French football manager
  • 1964-09-28 Paul Jewell, English football manager
  • 1964-12-21 Rob Kelly, English football manager
  • 1965-01-27 Mike Newell, English football manager
  • 1969-03-04 Pierluigi Casiraghi, Italian football manager
  • 1970-10-01 Simon Davey, Barnsley football manager

Deaths in Sport

  • 1981-09-29 Bill Shankly, Scottish football manager (b. 1913)
  • 1990-07-12 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (b. 1917)
  • 1996-02-14 Bob Paisley, football manager, dies at 77
  • 1999-04-28 Alf Ramsey, English football manager (b. 1920)
  • 2001-04-16 Alec Stock, English football manager (b. 1917)
  • 2002-02-16 Walter Winterbottom, England football manager (b. 1913)
  • 2004-09-20 Brian Clough, English footballer and football manager (b. 1935)
  • 2006-04-21 Telê Santana, Brazilian football manager (b. 1931)
  • 2010-03-03 Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
  • 2011-06-24 Tomislav Ivić, Croatian football manager (b. 1933)
  • 2015-10-17 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), dies at 69