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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. [1] [2]

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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.

Source[3]

Year Manager Nationality Club Ref
1993 Dave Bassett   England Sheffield United [4]
1994 Joe Kinnear   Republic of Ireland Wimbledon
1995 Frank Clark   England Nottingham Forest
1996 Peter Reid   England Sunderland
1997 Danny Wilson   Northern Ireland Barnsley
1998 Dave Jones   England Southampton
1999 Alex Ferguson   Scotland Manchester United
2000 Alan Curbishley   England Charlton Athletic
2001 George Burley   Scotland Ipswich Town [5]
2002 Arsène Wenger   France Arsenal [6]
2003 David Moyes   Scotland Everton [7]
2004 Arsène Wenger   France Arsenal [8]
2005 David Moyes   Scotland Everton [9]
2006 Steve Coppell   England Reading [10]
2007 Steve Coppell   England Reading [11]
2008 Alex Ferguson   Scotland Manchester United [12]
2009 David Moyes   Scotland Everton [13]
2010 Roy Hodgson   England Fulham [14]
2011 Alex Ferguson   Scotland Manchester United [15]
2012 Alan Pardew   England Newcastle United [16]
2013 Alex Ferguson   Scotland Manchester United [17]
2014 Brendan Rodgers   Northern Ireland Liverpool [18]
2015 Eddie Howe   England Bournemouth [19]
2016 Claudio Ranieri   Italy Leicester City [20]
2017 Antonio Conte   Italy Chelsea [21]
2018 Pep Guardiola   Spain Manchester City [22]

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
  Joe Kinnear 1 1994
  Frank Clark 1 1995
  Peter Reid 1 1996
  Danny Wilson 1 1997
  Dave Jones 1 1998
  Alan Curbishley 1 2000
  George Burley 1 2001
  Roy Hodgson 1 2010
  Alan Pardew 1 2012
  Brendan Rodgers 1 2014
  Eddie Howe 1 2015
  Claudio Ranieri 1 2016
  Antonio Conte 1 2017
  Pep Guardiola 1 2018

Winners by nationalityEdit

Country Individuals Total Wins
  England 8 9
  Scotland 3 8
  Italy 2 2
  Northern Ireland 2 2
  France 1 2
  Republic of Ireland 1 1
  Spain 1 1

Divisional Award WinnersEdit

The divisional award winners are voted by a panel.

Year Premier League / Premiership Championship / Division One League One / Division Two League Two / Division Three
Manager Club Manager Club Manager Club Manager Club
1994   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Martin O'Neill Wycombe Wanderers
1995   Kenny Dalglish Blackburn Rovers   Bruce Rioch Bolton Wanderers   Barry Fry Birmingham City   John Duncan Chesterfield
1996   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Martin O'Neill Leicester City   Steve McMahon Swindon Town   Tony Pulis Gillingham
1997   Alex Ferguson Manchester United
1998   Arsène Wenger Arsenal
1999   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Peter Reid Sunderland   David Moyes Preston North End   Ray Graydon Walsall
2000   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Alan Curbishley Charlton Athletic   David Moyes Preston North End   John Hollins Swansea City
2001   George Burley Ipswich Town   Jean Tigana Fulham   Ronnie Moore Rotherham United   Mickey Adams Brighton & Hove Albion
2002   Arsène Wenger Arsenal   Gary Megson West Bromwich Albion   Peter Taylor Brighton & Hove Albion   Paul Sturrock Plymouth Argyle
2003   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Harry Redknapp Portsmouth   Paul Jewell Wigan Athletic   Denis Smith Wrexham
2004   Arsène Wenger Arsenal   Nigel Worthington Norwich   Paul Sturrock Plymouth Argyle   Dave Penney Doncaster Rovers
2005   José Mourinho Chelsea   Mick McCarthy Sunderland   Mike Newell Luton Town   Steve Tilson Southend United
2006  José Mourinho Chelsea   Steve Coppell Reading   Steve Tilson Southend United   Paul Simpson Carlisle United
2007   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Roy Keane Sunderland   Russell Slade Yeovil Town   Danny Wilson Hartlepool United
2008   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Tony Mowbray West Bromwich Albion   Roberto Martínez Swansea City   Graham Turner Hereford United
2009   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Mick McCarthy Wolverhampton Wanderers   Darren Ferguson Peterborough United   Paul Tisdale Exeter City
2010   Harry Redknapp Tottenham Hotspur   Chris Hughton Newcastle United   Paul Lambert Norwich City   Keith Hill Rochdale
2011   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Paul Lambert Norwich City   Gus Poyet Brighton & Hove Albion   John Sheridan Chesterfield
2012   Alan Pardew Newcastle United   Brian McDermott Reading   Chris Powell Charlton Athletic   Paolo Di Canio Swindon Town
2013   Alex Ferguson Manchester United   Malky Mackay Cardiff City   Gary Johnson Yeovil Town   Martin Allen Gillingham
2014   Tony Pulis Crystal Palace   Nigel Pearson Leicester City   Kenny Jackett
  Russell Slade
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leyton Orient
  Russ Wilcox Scunthorpe United
2015   José Mourinho Chelsea   Eddie Howe Bournemouth   Steve Cotterill Bristol City   Gareth Ainsworth Wycombe Wanderers
2016   Claudio Ranieri Leicester City   Chris Hughton Brighton and Hove Albion   Gary Caldwell Wigan Athletic   Chris Wilder Northampton Town
2017   Antonio Conte Chelsea   Chris Hughton Brighton and Hove Albion   Chris Wilder Sheffield United   Paul Cook Portsmouth
2018   Pep Guardiola Manchester City   Nuno Espírito Santo Wolverhampton Wanderers   Paul Hurst Shrewsbury Town   John Coleman Accrington Stanley

FA Cup Manager of the YearEdit

Winners by individualEdit

The following managers have won two or more awards.

Manager Name Total Wins LMA Manager of the Year Premier League
/ Premiership
Championship
/ Division One
League One
/ Division Two
League Two
/ Division Three
FA Cup
  Alex Ferguson 15 4 11
  David Moyes 5 3 2
  Arsène Wenger 5 2 3
  Steve Coppell 3 2 1
  José Mourinho 3 3
  Chris Hughton 3 3
  George Burley 2 1 1
  Alan Pardew 2 1 1
  Claudio Ranieri 2 1 1
  Antonio Conte 2 1 1
  Pep Guardiola 2 1 1
  Eddie Howe 2 1 1
  Peter Reid 2 1 1
  Alan Curbishley 2 1 1
  Danny Wilson 2 1 1
  Harry Redknapp 2 1 1
  Tony Pulis 2 1 1
  Mick McCarthy 2 2
  Paul Lambert 2 1 1
  Martin O'Neill 2 1 1
  Russell Slade 2 2
  Paul Sturrock 2 1 1
  Steve Tilson 2 1 1
  Chris Wilder 2 1 1
  Roberto Martínez 2 1 1

Wins by countryEdit

Total country wins Wins by Managers LMA Manager of the Year Premier League
/ Premiership
Championship
/ Division One
League One
/ Division Two
League Two
/ Division Three
FA Cup
  England 51 42 9 2 9 14 16 2
  Scotland 32 11 8 13 3 6 2
  Ireland 8 6 1 6 1
  France 6 2 2 3 1
  Italy 6 4 2 2 1 1
  Northern Ireland 6 4 2 2 2
  Spain 4 2 1 1 1 1
  Portugal 4 2 3 1
  Wales 3 2 1 1 1
  Uruguay 1 1 1

Special Merit AwardEdit

Also referred to as Service to Football Award.

Year Nationality Name Notes
2002   England Bobby Robson
2004   England Don Howe[27] 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[13] 2008 Champions League win, Club World Cup win and third league title in a row.
2010   England Steve McClaren[14] Winning the Eredivisie with FC Twente, their first championship in their 45-year history.
2011   Scotland Alex Ferguson[15] Surpassing 2000 competitive games and becoming Manchester United's longest serving manager.
2012   England Lee Clark[28]
2013   Italy Roberto Di Matteo[29]
2013   England Phil Parkinson[30] League Two play off promotion & the League (Capital One) Cup Final against Premier League Swansea both at Wembley

ReferencesEdit

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