The English Premier League (EPL) is undoubtedly among the best football leagues in the world. The coaches behind the EPL teams play a significant role in making the league successful, by ensuring that their team’s performances are world class. Particular coaches in the league stand out due to their exemplary achievements. A few of the ones who overachieved without any exceptional circumstances are highlighted below.
Sir Alex Ferguson
Ferguson coached Manchester United in the English Premier League from 1986 to 2013. During that time, his team played a total of 810 games and recorded 528 wins, 168 draws, and only 114 loses. He helped Manchester United to dominate the league with a total of 13 league titles. He also developed many young players such as Ryan Giggs, who turned out to be the most dominant footballers in the league.
Roberto Mancini coached Manchester City from 2009 to 2013. The team played 133 games under him and got 82 wins, 27 draws, and 24 losses. His fantastic coaching skills helped to end Manchester City’s 44 years of waiting to clinch the 2012 EPL title on goal difference. He helped the team cement its position among the English elite teams.
Wenger was Arsenal’s coach from September 1996 to 2018. He led his team through 828 games and recorded 476 wins, 199 draws, and 153 losses. Arsene managed to win three EPL titles, one of which was after an unbeatable run throughout the season. He pioneered the player development and recruitment approach.
Ranieri coached two teams in the EPL, Chelsea and Leicester City. He encouraged Abramovich to buy the Chelsea club and change its history by helping the team to qualify for the Champions League in the 2003 season. In 2015, he made a comeback to the EPL as Leicester City’s coach and left everyone stunned, when the team which was headed for relegation, actually won the league title.