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European Coach of the Year (association football)

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European Football Coach of the Year is an annual prize in association football awarded to the best European manager or manager of European team in a calendar year, organized by European Union of Sports Press (fr. Union européenne de la presse sportive (UEPS), also known as AIPS Europe) since 2001. Previously it was awarded by the Association of European Journalists (AEJ, 1978–1997) and the Technical Commission of Torneo di Viareggio (1998–2000). The winner receives a prize named after a prominent coach from the past.

Alf Ramsey Award
Awarded formanaging skills shown by European manager or manager of European team in a calendar year
CountryEurope
Presented byEuropean Union of Sports Press (UEPS)–AIPS Europe[1][2][3]
First awarded1978

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WinnersEdit

 
Ernst Happel was the inaugural winner of the award in 1978
 
Richard Moller-Nielsen (left) was the only winner from Scandinavian country (1992)
 
Hector Cuper was the only non-European coach to win the award in 2000
Year Coach (teams managed)
by the Association of European Journalists (Sepp Herberger Award)
1978   Ernst Happel (Netherlands national team + Club Brugge)
1979   Brian Clough (Nottingham Forest)
1980   Jozef Vengloš (Czechoslovakia national team)
1981   Bob Paisley (Liverpool)
1982   Enzo Bearzot (Italy national team)
1983   Ernst Happel (Hamburger SV)
1984   Michel Hidalgo (France national team)
1985   Giovanni Trapattoni (Juventus)
1986   Valeriy Lobanovskyi (Dynamo Kyiv + Soviet Union national football team)
1987   Udo Lattek (Bayern Munich)
1988   Valeriy Lobanovskyi (Dynamo Kyiv + Soviet Union national team)
1989   Arrigo Sacchi (Milan)
1990   Franz Beckenbauer (Germany national team + Marseille)
1991   Giovanni Trapattoni (Internazionale + Juventus)
1992   Richard Møller-Nielsen (Denmark national team)
1993   Nevio Scala (Parma)
1994   Fabio Capello (Milan)
1995   Louis van Gaal (Ajax)
1996   Marcello Lippi (Juventus)
1997   Ottmar Hitzfeld (Borussia Dortmund)
by the Technical Commission of Torneo di Viareggio (Tommaso Maestrelli Award)
1998   Aime Jacquet (France national team)
1999   Valeriy Lobanovskyi (Dynamo Kyiv)
2000   Héctor Cuper (Valencia)
by the European Union of Sports Press—AIPS Europe (Alf Ramsey Award)
2001   Gérard Houllier (Liverpool)
2002   Vicente del Bosque (Real Madrid)
2003   Carlo Ancelotti (Milan)
2004   Otto Rehhagel (Greece national team)
2005   Rafael Benítez (Liverpool)
2006   Frank Rijkaard (Barcelona)
2007   Juande Ramos (Sevilla + Tottenham Hotspur)
2008   Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
2009   Mircea Lucescu (Shakhtar Donetsk)
2010   José Mourinho (Internazionale + Real Madrid)
2011   Pep Guardiola (Barcelona)
2012   Vicente del Bosque (Spain national team)
2013   Jupp Heynckes (Bayern Munich)
2014   Joachim Löw (Germany national team)
2015   Luis Enrique (Barcelona)
2016   Fernando Santos (Portugal national team)

Total wins by coachesEdit

 
Valeriy Lobanovskyi, a record 3 times winner of the Award
Name Total wins Teams managed
   Valeriy Lobanovskyi 3 (1986, 1988, 1999)   Dynamo Kyiv,   Soviet Union national team
  Ernst Happel 2 (1978, 1983)   Netherlands national team,   Club Brugge,   Hamburger SV
  Giovanni Trapattoni 2 (1985, 1991)   Internazionale,   Juventus
  Vicente del Bosque 2 (2002, 2012)   Real Madrid,   Spain national team
  Brian Clough 1 (1979)   Nottingham Forest
  Jozef Vengloš 1 (1980)   Czechoslovakia national team
  Bob Paisley 1 (1981)   Liverpool
  Enzo Bearzot 1 (1982)   Italy national team
  Michel Hidalgo 1 (1984)   France national team
  Udo Lattek 1 (1987)   Bayern Munich
  Arrigo Sacchi 1 (1989)   Milan
  Franz Beckenbauer 1 (1990)   Germany national team,   Marseille
  Richard Moller-Nielsen 1 (1992)   Denmark national team
  Nevio Scala 1 (1993)   Parma
  Fabio Capello 1 (1994)   Milan
  Louis van Gaal 1 (1995)   Ajax
  Marcello Lippi 1 (1996)   Juventus
  Ottmar Hitzfeld 1 (1997)   Borussia Dortmund
  Aimé Jacquet 1 (1998)   France national team
  Héctor Cuper 1 (2000)   Valencia
  Gérard Houllier 1 (2001)   Liverpool
  Carlo Ancelotti 1 (2003)   Milan
  Otto Rehhagel 1 (2004)   Greece national team
  Rafael Benítez 1 (2005)   Liverpool
  Frank Rijkaard 1 (2006)   Barcelona
  Juande Ramos 1 (2007)   Sevilla,   Tottenham Hotspur
  Sir Alex Ferguson 1 (2008)   Manchester United
  Mircea Lucescu 1 (2009)   Shakhtar Donetsk
  José Mourinho 1 (2010)   Real Madrid,   Internazionale
  Pep Guardiola 1 (2011)   Barcelona
  Jupp Heynckes 1 (2013)   Bayern Munich
  Joachim Löw 1 (2014)   Germany national team
  Luis Enrique 1 (2015)   Barcelona
  Fernando Santos 1 (2016)   Portugal national team

Total wins by countryEdit

Country Coaches Total
  Italy 7 8
  Germany 6 6
  Spain 5 6
  France 3 3
  England 2 2
  Netherlands 2 2
  Portugal 2 2
  Austria 1 2
  Soviet Union 1 2
  Argentina 1 1
  Czechoslovakia 1 1
  Denmark 1 1
  Romania 1 1
  Scotland 1 1
  Ukraine 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", 24 January 2017, No.3—4