League Managers Association Awards
The League Managers Association Awards is an annual award ceremony in English football, awarded by the League Managers Association. The most prestigious award is the LMA Manager of the Year award. It is presented to a manager from any division for his achievements in the prior season. The award is voted by fellow professional managers and as a result consideration is also given to managers who inherit poor sides or financial difficulties and not only those managers who do not have such financial constraints and have won trophies. On only five occasions has the Premier League winning manager won the award compared with the Premier League Manager of the Year award which has been won on all but four occasions by the league champion. Trophies for the event are hand-crafted by silversmith Thomas Lyte, which also makes trophies for the LG Performance of the Week Award throughout the league season.  
LMA Manager of the YearEdit
The LMA Manager of the Year Award is voted by fellow managers and the winner can come from any of the four professional leagues. To date only four have come from outside the Premier League: 1996 winner Peter Reid, who led Sunderland to the Division One title; 1997 winner Danny Wilson, who guided Barnsley into the Premier League, 2006 winner Steve Coppell, who led Reading to win the Championship; and 2015 winner Eddie Howe, who guided Bournemouth into the Premier League. However, on only five occasions has the winner of the top flight won the award.
Breakdown of winnersEdit
Winners by individualEdit
|Manager Name||Wins||Winning Years|
|Alex Ferguson||4||1999, 2008, 2011, 2013|
|David Moyes||3||2003, 2005, 2009|
|Arsène Wenger||2||2002, 2004|
|Steve Coppell||2||2006, 2007|
Winners by nationalityEdit
|Republic of Ireland||1||1|
Divisional Award WinnersEdit
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The divisional award winners are voted by a panel.
FA Cup Manager of the YearEdit
|2012||Roberto Di Matteo||Italy||Chelsea|||
|2013||Roberto Martínez||Spain||Wigan Athletic|||
|2014||Nigel Clough||England||Sheffield United|||
|2015||Phil Parkinson||England||Bradford City|||
Winners by individualEdit
The following managers have won two or more awards.
|Manager Name||Total Wins||LMA Manager of the Year||Premier League
/ Division One
/ Division Two
/ Division Three
Wins by countryEdit
Special Merit AwardEdit
Also referred to as Service to Football Award.
|2004||England||Don Howe||Service to youth coaching.|
|2006||Spain||Rafael Benítez||Champions League win in first season at Liverpool.|
|2007||England||Dario Gradi||Long service to Crewe Alexandra.|
|2009||Scotland||Alex Ferguson||2008 Champions League win, Club World Cup win and third league title in a row.|
|2010||England||Steve McClaren||Winning the Eredivisie with FC Twente, their first championship in their 45-year history.|
|2011||Scotland||Alex Ferguson||Surpassing 2000 competitive games and becoming Manchester United's longest serving manager.|
|2013||Italy||Roberto Di Matteo|
|2013||England||Phil Parkinson||League Two play off promotion & the League (Capital One) Cup Final against Premier League Swansea both at Wembley|
- LMA: Thomas Lyte renew partnership
- Thomas Lyte renews LMA partnership
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