Top 10 Shortest serving football manager
Top Shortest managerial reigns in football? Which managers lost their job in quickest time? With the football season coming to an end, it’s known as ‘silly season’ due to all the transfer rumours, but it’s also the popular time for clubs to sack their managers if they haven’t done a good enough job.
Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Real Madrid, Sam Allardyce has gone from West Ham United, Steve McClaren has left Derby County and Rafael Benitez is expected to leave Napoli after they complete their season.
Top 10 shortest managerial reigns in football
So there are several managerial changes already, but which manages are remembered for their short stints in charge? Here are the top-10 shortest managerial reigns.
T9. Terry Connor – Wolverhampton Wanderers – 13 Premier League games
Kick starting the Top 10 Shortest Serving Premier League Managers is current assistant manager of Championship side Ipswich Town, Terry Connor.
The Englishman makes the list when he took charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2012 until the end of the season after the club sacked manager Mick McCarthy close to the end of the season.
Terry took charge of 18th placed Wolves in the Premier League with hopes of getting the relegation-threatened club back on track with only a few games left. His first game in charge ended in a 2-2 draw against Newcastle on 25 February.
He then lost the next seven games in a row which saw Wolves relegated to the Championship. He lost 9 games in total and drew 4 times, failing to win a single game in charge. His last game ended in a 2-0 loss to Manchester United, which was his 13th and last game as manager for Wolves.