The following is a list of the top coaches in terms of world rankings.
Is an Italian football manager and former player who currently manages Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid. Ancelotti was appointed Milan manager on 6 November 2001, after Faith Terim was sacked due to poor results. In his first full season, Ancelotti soon had Milan back in European competition, leading them to the semi-finals of the 2001/2002 UEFA cup. Milan won the 2003 UEFA Champions league final and also won the 2003 Coppa Italia final. The following season, Milan took home the Scudetto in 2004. Under Ancelotti reigns, Milan were also back-to-back series A runner-up to Juventus in 2004/2005 and 2005/2006 and lost the 2005 UEFA champions league to Liverpool. In 2007 Milan were champions again, leading to Ancelotti’s second champion league trophy as Milan coach and his fourth title overall. He also won the FIFA world cup in 2007, the first manager to do so with a European club. He then resigned.
He then joined Chelsea. In August 2009, Ancelotti won his first trophy as a Chelsea manager, the community shield. His first Premier League game ended in victory. On May 2010, Ancelotti led Chelsea to the Premier League title beating Manchester United by one point and setting scoring records. The team finished the campaign with 103 goals, becoming the trust team in the Premier League to score more than a 100 goals in a season and the first since Tottenham Hotspur in 1962/1963 season.
Simeone is an Argentine football manager and former player. He is currently manager of Spanish La Liga club Atletico de Madrid. In May the 18 he became the head coach of Estudiantes de La Plata and soon led them to the first league title in 23 years after defeating Boca Juniors. In 2006 poll in the Sports daily ole, Simeone was voted as the best manager in the Argentine league. On 15 December 2007, Simeone was unveiled as the River Plate coach, succeeding Daniel Passarella. The contract was reported to be a year long. Simeone and River Plate went to win the 2008 Claurusa championship beating Olimpo. In 2008 Simeone resigned after their elimination at the quarter final stage of Copa Sudamericana 2008 by Mexican team Chivas.
In 2009 Simeone joined San Lorenzo to replace Miguel Angel Russo, following the club’s exit in the first round of Copa Libertadores 2009. In 2010 the coach quit San Lorenzo due to poor results and mounting criticism. In June 2011, Simeone was named the new coach of racing club for a second spell in charge, replacing Miguel Angel Russo who had resigned the prior week. In 2011, Simeone was unveiled as the new Atletico Madrid coach, succeeding Gregorie Manzano. On May 9, 2012, Simeone won the UEFA Europa League. On 31 August 2012 he won UEFA Super cup by beating Chelsea 4-1, earning him his first two European trophies. On 17 May 2013, he won the Copa del Rey with beating Real Madrid. Simeone led the team to third place finish in 2012/2013 La Liga, the club’s best finish in the competition since 1996.
Pep is a Spanish former footballer who is the current manager of Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Guardiola was appointed coach of FC Barcelona in 2007. Under his guidance, the team subsequently won their Tercera Division group and qualified for the 2008 Segunda Division B playoffs, which the team won, thereby achieving promotion. In 2008, Guardiola was appointed manager of the senior Barcelona squad to replace Frank Rijkaard. Guardiola finished his season by leading Barca to the final of the Champion League, where they beat Manchester United 2-0. In doing so, they became the first Spanish club to win the domestic cup, the league and the European club titles in the same season. The treble winning season is regarded as one of the club’s finest seasons in its history. Overall he became the youngest man to coach a Champions League winning team. September 2009, Barcelona gave Guardiola his 50th professional victory, they were crowned FIFA club champions for the first time in their history Guardiola finished the calendar year 2009 with a record of six trophies, the Spanish League, Copa del Rey, Champions League, Spanish Super Cupa, European Super Cup and the Club world Cup.
In February 10, Guardiola coached his 100th match for Barcelona’s first team. His record stood at 71 wins, 19 draws and 10 losses with 242 goals for and 766 against. In 2010, he won the Super Copa de Espana. He won 12 trophies in only 3 years. November of the 2011/2012 season saw him coach his 200th match for Barca’S first team. His record stood at 144 wins, 39 draws and 17 losses with 500 goals for and 14 His record stood at 144 wins, 39 draws and 17 losses with 500 goals for and 143 against. Barcelona won the 2011/2012 Club World cup.
Martino is an Argentine manager and former football midfielder. After reaching Copa Libertadores semifinals with Argentine side Newell’s Old boys, on 22 July 2013 Martino was confirmed as manager of Spanish club FC Barcelona to replace Tito Vilanova resigned three days earlier. Barecelona won 7-0 on the opening weekend of the 2013/2014 La Liga season. On 26 October 2013, Martino won 2-1 against rival Real Madrid at the camp Nou, winning his first Clasico as the Barcelona coach. he became the first Barcelona coach to not lose a game in their first 16 matches. After losing the 2013/2014 La Liga title on the last day of the season, Martino announced he was to leave.
in 2014 Jesus won his tenth game against sporting, which draw two and won only one as an opposing coach. on 20 March, he surpassed John Mortimore’s 1985/1086 record of 918 minutes without conceding a goal at home matches. Jesus led Benfica to its 33rd title on 20 April 2014, and became the second Portuguese coach to win the League cup and his contract was extended.
Jorge is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a right midfielder, and the current manager of S.L Benfica. After starting as a manger with Amora FC, Jesus moved in 1993 to FC Felguelrus as a replacement for Rudolfo Reis, helping the club get promotion to the top flight in his second season and being in and out of the team until January 1998. In the 2003/2004 season he helped Vitoria de Guimaraes narrowly avoid relegation, finishing two points ahead of first relegated team FC Alveroa. In 2008, one day after leaving Belenenses, Jesus took over at S.C Braga, leading the Minho side to the fifth position in the league and the round-of-16 in the UEFA Cup.
In June 2009, Jesus replaced Quique Flores at the helm of S.L Benfica. In his first year he led the Reds to the first division title after a five-year wait with only two league defeats and 78 goals scored, also reaching the quarterfinals in the Europa League losing to Liverpool. In October they won the Domestic league cup and his contract was extended.
Arsene is a French football manager and former player. He has been the manager of Arsenal since 1996 where he has since become the club’s longest serving manager and most successful in terms of major titles won. Wenger joined Ligue 2 club AS Cannes as an assistant manager in 1983. A year later he became manager of Nanc who participated in Ligue 1. A poor start to the 1994/1995 season meant he was dismissed on 17 September 1994, with the team in 17th spot in the table. In 1995, Wenger joined Japanese J League team Naygoya Grampus Eight. Nagoya won the national cup competition, the Emperors cup, in his first season and he received the J League manager of the year award in 1995. In 1996 Wenger was appointed at Arsenal. In the second season Arsenal won the Premier League and FA Cup to complete the second league and cup double in the club’s history. Arsenal achieved the double one more in the 2001/2002 season. In 2002/2003 it went unbeaten in 29 matches.
In the 2003/2004 season, Arsenal made history by winning the Premier League without a single defeat. Arsenal endured two comparatively less successful seasons in 2005/2006 and 2006/2007. The team finished fourth position on both occasions. On 22 March 2014, Wenger oversaw his 1000th match as Arsenal manager in a 6-0 loss against Chelsea. On the 17 of May 2014, Arsenal won the FA Cup final after a 3-2 win against Hull City. Later that month he was rewarded with a new three year contract, to last until 2017.
Antonio is an Italian manager and former footballer. He is the current manager of the Italian team Juventus. After retiring as a footballer he started off as being an assistant manager for Siena. In July 2006 he was appointed coach of the Serie B side Arezzzo but was sacked October 31ST due to disappointing results. He was later given a second chance by the same team. Decemeber 2007 he was appointed by Bari to replace Giuseppe Materazzi for the second half of their Serie B 2007/2008 campaign. He did very well turning Bari’s 2007/2008 season around from relegation. In the following season of 2008/2009 Bari were crowned Serie B champions, being promoted to Serie A for the 2009/2010 season.
September 2009 Antlanta appointed him to replace Angelo Gregucci. After a good start at the helm of the Orobici, Antlanta under Conte’s reign began struggling by November, leading to protests by local supporters and troubles between Conte himself and the club. He resigned as the club’s manager, leaving them in 19th place. In 2010 he was announced as the new coach of Siena, with the aim to bring Tuscan side back to the top after relegation to the 2010/2011 Serie B. Conte successfully led Siena to promotion for the 2011/2012 Serie A season.
On May 22, 2012 Juventus sporting director Giuseppe Marotta announced that Juventus had appointed Conte as their new head coach replacing Luigi Delneri. In 2012 Conte led Juventus to its 30th scundetto with one round to spare by beating Cagliari 2-0. After beating Antlanta 3-1, Juventus finished the league unbeaten. In spite of the numerous draws conceded by the Biancoceri, Conte won acclaim as Juventus manager and earned comparisons with Jose Mourinho. He became the first coach to lead Juventus to a Coppa Italia final since Marcello Lippi in the 2004 Coppa Italia final. Conte was awarded the three best Italian coaches in the professional league, the youth levels and outside Italy respectively. Conte’s Juventus won the 2012/2013 Serie A with ease. They accumulated 87 points. In his first champion’s league campaign, Juventus were knocked out by Bayern in the quarter finals, losing 4-0 on aggregate. Bayern went to win the competition.
Jurgen is a German football manager and former player. He is currently the manager of Burussia Dortmund in Bundesliga with Klopp as a manager. Burrussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga in 2011 and 2012, the DFB-Pokul in 2012, and the DFL-Super Cup in 2008 and 2013. Klopp won the German football manager of the year in 2011 and 2012. He was first appointed as coach for 1.FSV Mainz 05 when he began his coaching career. He served the club for seven years and during that period he led them to their first appearance in the Bundesliga. His team also managed to qualify for the 2005/2006 UEFA Cup. Although in the 2006/2007 season the club faced relegation. Klopp chose to remain with the club. He resigned at the end of the 2007/2008 season. He joined Burussia Dortmund in 2008.
Laurent is a French football manager, former player and currently the manager of Paris Saint-German. He was the manager of the France national team until 2012, having replaced Raymond Domenech in the wake of 2010 FIFA world cup in South Africa. June 2007, Blanc was named the new manager of Bordeaux, replacing Brazilian Ricardo. For his first season, he led the club to a second place in the league and won the manager of the year award. His second season was successful, as Bordeaux won the final 11 games of the season, setting a new record for consecutive wins.
He clinched the league title and the Coupe de la Ligue that year. In 2010, Blanc confirmed his departure from Bordeaux after three seasons in charge of the French outfit. In June 2010, French media confirmed that Blanc had signed a two-year contract with the federation to lead the team to UEFA EURO 2012. The deal was finalized a week later and Blanc was officially named as manager of the team on 12 of July. Blanc stepped down as a manager of the national team in June 2012 after France was eliminated in the quarter-finals. Blanc was appointed manager of Paris-Saint-German on 25 June 2013, shortly after Carlo Ancelotti left for Real Madrid. On August, he won his first trophy with the club, the 2013 Trophee des Champions. A second item of Silverware was won on the 19 April 2014. On 7 May Paris Saint-German won the league. The following day, Blanc was given a one-year contract extension to 2016.
Jose is a Portuguese football manager and former football player who is the current manager at Chelsea. He started his coaching career in September 2000 when he moved up from his role as assistant manager at Lisbon side Benfica to replace manager Jupp Heynckes. Mourinho found a new managerial post in July 2001 in Uniao de Leiria. Mourinho’s success at Leira did not go unrecognized and he caught the attention of larger Portuguese clubs. He was handpicked in January 2000 by FC Porto to replace Octavio Machado. In 2003, Mourinho won his first Primeira Liga with 27-5-2 record, 11 points clear of Benfica , the team he quit two years earlier. The total of 86 points out of the possible maximum of 102 was a Portuguese record since the rule of three points per win was introduced. Mourinho also won the Taca de Portugal, beating club Leiria in the final, and the UEFA Cup final against Celtic, both in May 2003.
Mourinho moved to Chelsea in June 2004, becoming one of the highest paid managers in football. In the 2004/2005 season with Chelsea he secured his first trophy by winning the League cup against Liverpool 3-2. Under Mourinho, Chelsea secured their first top-flight domestic title in 50 years, setting a string of English football records in the process, including the most points ever achieved in the Premier League (95) and the fewest goals conceded (15). In the 2005/2006 season Chelsea won the 2005 FA Community Shield. Despite the unrest about him leaving the club, Chelsea won the League cup again by defeating Arsenal. Mourinho led Chelsea to a 1-0 victory against Manchester United in the 2007 FA Cup final, winning. This was his first FA Cup win that he had won every domestic trophy available to a Premier League manager. In the first match of the 2007/2008 season, Chelsea beat Birminghum City 3-2 to set a new record of 64 consecutive home league matches with defeat. The start to the 2007/2008 season was less successful, Mourinho unexpectedly left Chelsea on 20 September 2007. He came back as manager of the club.