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This is a list of all the professional soccer manager articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Rinus Michels: The Dutchman Who Invented Total Football

Those early Dutch teams were likened to the ‘Clockwork Oranje,’ but Rinus Michels was the mastermind behind the machinery. He was a man of few words, but he was the guiding force behind Total Football’s brilliance. Aged 12 When He …

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Frank Wignall: England’s Contribution To Football In Qatar

The professional footballing career of Frank Wignall includes Everton, Nottingham Forest, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Derby County, and Mansfield Town. He also represented England at the international level. For a club-record fee of around £20,000, he signed for Nottingham Forest from Everton …

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Peter Withe: Center Forward Who Was Dangerous In The Air

Having failed to make an impression at Southport, Barrow, and Wolverhampton Wanderers, Peter Withe spent 1975 with the USA soccer team Portland Timbers in a season that would revolutionize his career. When he got the call from America, Peter Withe …

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Real Madrid Manager History: The Most Successful Coaches

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is one of the biggest soccer clubs in the world. We bring you the best coaches to have been in charge of the Spanish and European giants in our Real Madrid manager history segment. The …

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February 18: What Has Happened In Football On This Day

February 18 has been a busy day in soccer history. We review what has happened on this day over the years. 1882 England defeats Ireland 13-0 in a victory in front of 2,500 fans in Belfast. The first player to …

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February 16: We Uncover What Happened In Soccer On This Day

We share some of the highs and lows of what has happened on February 16 over the years in football. 1847 The first English soccer superstar, Lord Arthur Kinnaird was born in Perth, Scotland on February 16th, 1847. He was …

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Tord Grip: How English Soccer Shaped His Coaching Philosophy

When Tord Grip was appointed second-in-command to England’s national team boss Sven Göran Eriksson, it was not his first direct experience of English soccer. Some 40 years previously in 1961, while a promising young Swedish player, he had spent three …

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Marcelino Garcia Toral: Has Managed Top Tier Teams In Spain

Marcelino Garcia Toral is a famous Spanish soccer manager/coach currently in charge of La Liga team Athletic Bilbao. Famously known as Marcelino, he has managed several top-tier sides in Spanish soccer. He was also a professional footballer and played as …

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Fabio Capello: AC Milan Tactician And Fierce Disciplinarian

Fabio Capello has had many labels throughout his prodigious managerial career. A pragmatist, a tactician, and a fierce disciplinarian with clarity of mind and an obstinate determination to succeed. He was, however, no yes-man and indeed no proxy for Silvio …

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Arrigo Sacchi: Coached AC Milan And Italy To Great Success

Arrigo Sacchi came into the game as a former shoe salesman and left as an Italian football legend. He rewrote calcio’s tactical rule book along the way. He coined some of the greatest quotes in managerial history, brought a number …

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