From Pep Guardiola to Sir Alex Ferugson, who are the managers with most trophies under their belt? Check out the top ten in this article and discover who made it to the top!
Which football manager has won the most trophies? Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson is the coach that is widely regarded as one of the greatest football managers of all time, winning more trophies than any other manager in the history of football.
The Scottish man retired from management at the end of the 2012–13 season, winning the Premier League in his final season.
Top 10 Football Managers With Most Trophies In The World
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NaijNaira now takes a look at the 10 coaches that have won the most trophies in football history.
10. Arsène Wenger (21 titles)
Wenger is a former professional football manager who is currently FIFA’s Chief of global football development. He sits number 10 on our list of managers with the most trophies in the world with 21 trophies to his name as the coach of Monaco, Nagoya Grampus, and Arsenal.
The Frenchman ignited his managerial career in France with Nancy in 1984 before moving to Monaco in 1987 where he stayed for seven years winning one Ligue 1 title and one Coupe de France trophy.
In 1995, he took over as head coach of Nagoya Grampus and led them to two trophies; one Emperor’s Cup and one Japanese Super Cup before leaving for Arsenal in 1996 where he coached a further 22 years winning three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shields.
9. Giovanni Trapattoni (23 titles)
Trapattoni is a former professional football coach who managed notable clubs like AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus, Bayern Munich, and the Italian national team. He is recognized by many as the most successful club coach in Italian football.
The Italian won a total of 23 trophies in his managerial career; 14 with Juventus including six Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia trophies, one European cup, two UEFA Cup, and one European Super Cup; three with Inter; three with Bayern; one with Benfica; one with Red Bull Salzburg and one with the Republic of Ireland.
8. Luiz Felipe Scolari (24 titles)
Scolari is a professional football coach who is currently the manager of Athletico Paranaense in the Brazilian Serie A. He has coached notable teams like Brazil, Portugal, Chelsea, and Palmeiras.
The Brazilian has won a total of 24 trophies in his coaching career; two with Brazil including one FIFA World Cup title in 2002; one with Al Qadisiya; one with Criciúma; four with Grêmio; six with Palmeiras; one with Cruzeiro; one with Bunyodkor; seven with Guangzhou Evergrande and one with Kuwait.
7. Ottmar Hitzfeld (26 titles)
Hitzfeld is a former professional football manager who has managed prominent clubs like Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. He sits seventh on our list of managers with the most trophies in the world.
The German won a total of 26 trophies in his managerial career; 14 with Bayern including five Bundesliga titles, three DFB-Pokal trophies, and one UEFA Champions League title; five with Dortmund; five with Grasshopper; one with Aarau and one with SC Zug.
6. José Mourinho (26 titles)
Mourinho is a professional football coach who is currently the head coach of Roma. The Portuguese man has coached prominent clubs like Chelsea, Real Madrid, Porto, Inter Milan, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in the past and has a total of 26 trophies to his name.
Some of the trophies he has won include; three premier league titles with Chelsea, two Primeira Liga titles with Porto, two Serie A titles with Inter, one La Liga title with Real Madrid, one UEFA Champions League title with Porto and one with Inter.
5. Pep Guardiola (33 titles)
Pep is a professional football manager who is currently the manager of Manchester City. He has been the manager of Bayern Munich and Barcelona in the past and he is regarded as one of the best coaches in the world.
The Spaniard started his coaching career at Barcelona B in 2007 and won one trophy (Tercera División) before being promoted to the Barcelona first team in 2008 where he stayed for four years winning 14 trophies including three La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey trophies, two UEFA Champions League titles, and two UEFA Super Cups.
In 2013, he joined Bayern and coached their team for three years winning seven trophies before moving to Manchester City in 2016 where he is now. He has won a total of 11 trophies at City so far.
4. Valeriy Lobanovskyi (34 titles)
Lobanovskyi was a professional football coach who managed teams like Dynamo Kyiv, the Soviet Union, and many more.
He was regarded as one of the best coaches of all time and won the FIFA Order of Merit award in 2002.
The former Dynamo Kyiv forward won 34 titles in his coaching career; one with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, one with Kuwait, and 32 with Dynamo Kyiv including eight Soviet Top League titles; six Soviet Cups; three Ukrainian Cups, and one European Super Cup.
Valeriy sadly passed away on 13 May 2002 after being hospitalized with a stroke six days earlier.
3. Jock Stein (38 titles)
Stein was a professional football manager who was known for his 13-year stint at Celtic from 1965 to 1978.
He started his managerial career in 1960 with Dunfermline Athletic and stayed there for four years before joining Hibernian in 1964.
The former Celtic defender coached the club for one year before moving to Celtic in 1965 where he coached for 13 years before joining Leeds United in 1978 where he stayed for just two months before taking over as head coach of the Scotland national team.
He coached them for seven years before he sadly passed away in 1985.
Some of the trophies he won in his career include; one European Cup, 10 Scottish league championship titles, eight Scottish Cups at Celtic; Rous Cup with Scotland and one Summer Cup with Hibernian.
2. Mircea Lucescu (38 titles)
Lucescu is a former professional football coach who is currently the head coach of Dynamo Kyiv in the Ukrainian Premier League. He has managed prominent clubs like Inter Milan, Galatasaray, and Shakhtar Donetsk in his career.
The Romanian is the second coach with the most trophies in the world with a total of 38 trophies to his name including one with Corvinul Hunedoara, three with Dinamo București, two with Brescia, three with Rapid București, two with Galatasaray, one with Beşiktaş, 22 with Shakhtar Donetsk, one with Zenit Saint Petersburg and three with Dynamo Kyiv.
1. Alex Ferguson (50 titles)
Ferguson is a former professional football manager who is regarded by many as the best coach of all time. He is known for his very successful 27-year spell at Manchester United where he won 38 trophies including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, 10 community shields and two UEFA Champions League trophies.
He is the most successful manager in the history of football with 50 trophies to his name; one with St Mirren, 11 with Aberdeen, and 38 with Manchester United.
This article was updated 2 months ago