Best football coaches according to France Football
France Football is not only a popular sports publication but also the founder of the prestigious Golden Ball football award. In 2019, the France Football team of football experts compiled a large list of top coaches, but we suggest that you study the first six nominees. On themed resources, you can always find out results football clubs that they headed.
In the top three, the first place was deservedly given to Rinus Michels of the Dutch Ajax. His career in this club began as a player, and in the 60s Rinus Michels took over the coaching staff. With Ajax, he won 8 league titles. Later Rinus moved to Barcelona and was the coach of the Dutch national team. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1986.
Sir Alex Ferguson is the second-best coach of all time. His career began at the little-known club of Aberdeen. After some time he was noticed by the specialists of Manchester United. From that moment on, the “finest hour” of MU began. To follow the performance of this team and learn its results compared to other football clubs, use the information on themed resources.
Alex Ferguson is a real record holder:
- he headed the coaching staff for over 25 years;
- he won 49 awards with the club;
- he won the Champions League twice;
- he got the European Super Cup.
The third position was given to Arrigo Sacchi, the coach of AC Milan. Thanks to his experience and right approach to the game, the club gained a world fame. In end of the 80s, Milan became:
- champion of Italy;
- winner European Super Cup;
- winner of the Intercontinental Cup.
Johan Cruyff is ranked fourth. He started his career as a footballer. He played for Ajax, Barcelona and the Dutch national team. Three times Cruyff received the Golden Ball and topped the ratings of the best players, according to football publications. By the way, La Liga tables are freely available.
The top would not be the top without Josep Guardiola. Having started his sports career as a player, after a while he became a coach in his native club. Barcelona got 14 awards. Among them are the trophies of the Champions League and the Spanish championships. After joining the Manchester City coaching staff, Josep won the EPL.
Valery Lobanovsky is in the honorable sixth place. This is a legend not only of the USSR but also of Ukrainian football. In addition, Valery Vasilievich is the face of FC Dynamo (Kiev). Anyone who wants can find out La Liga results and see the position of this world-famous team in the tables.