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European Coach of the Season (association football)

European Football Coach of the Season is an annual prize in association football awarded to the best manager of European football club in a autumn-spring season, organized by European Union of Sports Press (fr. Union européenne de la presse sportive (UEPS), also known as AIPS Europe) since the 2006–07 season. The prize was previously awarded by the Association of European Journalists (AEJ, 1977–78 to 1996–97) and UEFA (1997–98 to 2005–06).

Coach of the Season
Awarded formanaging skills shown by manager of European club in a regular season
CountryEurope
Presented byEuropean Union of Sports Press (UEPS)—AIPS Europe[1][2][3]
First awarded1978

WinnersEdit

 
Giovanni Trapattoni is the first coach to win the award twice, in 1985 and 1993
 
Héctor Cuper is the only non-European coach to win the award
Season Coach (Team)
by the Association of European Journalists
1977–78   Bob Paisley (Liverpool)
1978–79   Udo Lattek (Borussia Dortmund)
1979–80   Brian Clough (Nottingham Forest)
1980–81   Bobby Robson (Ipswich Town)
1981–82   Tony Barton (Aston Villa)
1982–83   Ernst Happel (Hamburger SV)
1983–84   Keith Burkinshaw (Tottenham Hotspur)
1984–85   Giovanni Trapattoni (Juventus)
1985–86   Valeriy Lobanovskyi (Dynamo Kyiv)
1986–87   Artur Jorge (Porto)
1987–88   Aad de Mos (KV Mechelen)
1988–89   Ottavio Bianchi (Napoli)
1989–90   Arrigo Sacchi (Milan)
1990–91   Ljupko Petrović (Red Star Belgrade)
1991–92   Johann Cruyff (Barcelona)
1992–93   Giovanni Trapattoni (Juventus)
1993–94   Fabio Capello (Milan)
1994–95   Louis van Gaal (Ajax)
1995–96   Marcello Lippi (Juventus)
1996–97   Ottmar Hitzfeld (Borussia Dortmund)
by UEFA
1997–98   Marcello Lippi (Juventus)
1998–99   Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
1999–00   Héctor Cuper (Valencia)
2000–01   Ottmar Hitzfeld (Bayern Munich)
2001–02   Vicente del Bosque (Real Madrid)
2002–03   Carlo Ancelotti (Milan) +   José Mourinho (Porto)
2003–04   José Mourinho (Porto) +   Rafael Benítez (Valencia)
2004–05   Rafael Benítez (Liverpool) +   Valeri Gazzaev (CSKA Moscow)
2005–06   Frank Rijkaard (Barcelona) +   Juande Ramos (Sevilla)
by the European Union of Sports Press—AIPS Europe
2006–07   Carlo Ancelotti (Milan)
2007–08   Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
2008–09   Pep Guardiola (Barcelona)
2009–10   Quique Sánchez Flores (Atlético Madrid)
2010–11   André Villas-Boas (Porto)
2011–12   Diego Simeone (Atlético Madrid)
2012–13   Jupp Heynckes (Bayern Munich)
2013–14   Unai Emery (Sevilla)
2014–15   Luis Enrique (Barcelona)
2015–16   Claudio Ranieri (Leicester City)

Total wins by coachesEdit

 
Alex Ferguson won the Award in 1999 and 2008
Name Total wins Teams Managed
  Giovanni Trapattoni 2 (1984–85, 1992–93)   Juventus
  Sir Alex Ferguson 2 (1998–99, 2007–08)   Manchester United
  Marcello Lippi 2 (1995–96, 1997–98)   Juventus
  Ottmar Hitzfeld 2 (1996–97, 2000–01)   Borussia Dortmund,   Bayern Munich
  Carlo Ancelotti 2 (2002–03, 2006–07)   Milan
  José Mourinho 2 (2002–03, 2003–04)   Porto
  Rafael Benítez 2 (2003–04, 2004–05)   Valencia,   Liverpool
  Bob Paisley 1 (1977–78)   Liverpool
  Udo Lattek 1 (1978–79)   Borussia Mönchengladbach
  Brian Clough 1 (1979–80)   Nottingham Forest
  Bobby Robson 1 (1980–81)   Ipswich Town
  Tony Barton 1 (1981–82)   Aston Villa
  Ernst Happel 1 (1982–83)   Hamburger SV
  Keith Burkinshaw 1 (1983–84)   Tottenham Hotspur
  Valeriy Lobanovskyi 1 (1985–86)   Dynamo Kyiv
  Artur Jorge 1 (1986–87)   Porto
  Aad de Mos 1 (1987–88)   KV Mechelen
  Ottavio Bianchi 1 (1988–89)   Napoli
  Arrigo Sacchi 1 (1989–90)   Milan
  Ljupko Petrović 1 (1990–91)   Red Star Belgrade
  Johann Cruyff 1 (1991–92)   Barcelona
  Fabio Capello 1 (1993–94)   Milan
  Louis van Gaal 1 (1994–95)   Ajax
  Héctor Cuper 1 (1999–00)   Valencia
  Vicente del Bosque 1 (2001–02)   Real Madrid
  Valeriy Gazzaev 1 (2004–05)   CSKA Moscow
  Frank Rijkaard 1 (2005–06)   Barcelona
  Juande Ramos 1 (2006–07)   Sevilla
  Pep Guardiola 1 (2008–09)   Barcelona
  Quique Sánchez Flores 1 (2009–10)   Atlético Madrid
  André Villas-Boas 1 (2010–11)   Porto
  Diego Simeone 1 (2011–12)   Atlético Madrid
  Jupp Heynckes 1 (2012–13)   Bayern Munich
  Unai Emery 1 (2013–14)   Sevilla
  Luis Enrique 1 (2014–15)   Barcelona
  Claudio Ranieri 1 (2015–16)   Leicester City

Total wins by countryEdit

Country Coaches Total
  Italy 7 10
  Spain 7 8
  England 5 5
  Netherlands 4 4
  Portugal 3 4
  Germany 3 4
  Argentina 2 2
  Scotland 1 2
  Austria 1 1
  Ukraine 1 1
  Yugoslavia 1 1
  Russia 1 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AIPS Continental Sections: AIPS Europe – Official website of the International Sports Press Association
  2. ^ AIPS Europe (UEPS) Executive Committee meets in Dublin – Official website of the Chinese Olympic Committee
  3. ^ AIPS Europe (UEPS) concludes successful New Media Seminar in Rhodes – Official website of the International Sports Press Association

SourcesEdit

  • Newspaper "Ukrainian Football", 27 December 2016, No.89—90