Sven Goran Eriksson at Manchester City

Quiz: Name these ‘Lost’ Premier League managers

Words: JJ Dunning
Images: Warren Little/Getty

How good is your footballing memory? See if you can name these nigh-on-forgotten top-flight managers…

It’s tough being the boss; especially in football. Former Leeds United, England and Sunderland manager Howard Wilkinson put it best when he said: “There’s only two types of manager: those who’ve been sacked and those who will be sacked in the future.”

In the Premier League, managers lose their jobs with consummate ease. According to a 2015 survey by Sporting Intelligence, the average PL gaffer can expect to get the boot after just two years. 

  • At time of writing there have been 215 different managers (permanent or caretaker) since the Premier League began in 1992/93
  • Arsene Wenger’s 20 years at Arsenal make him the longest-serving manager in the Premier League

Take our quiz below to see how many Premier League managers you can remember.

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10/2016 Red Bulletin

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