Darrell Is Sixth

July 29, 2016

Who is the longest serving manager in the EFL Division One?

Portadown boss Ronnie McFall resigned in March 2016 after nearly 30 years at Shamrock Park. He was Europe’s longest-serving manager.

The list below shows that Darrell Clarke is the sixth longest serving manager in the EFL Division One.

Only Karl Robinson of MK Dons has been in post longer than FOUR years.

Over 50% of the managers have been in their current positions for LESS THAN twelve months.

Were Leeds United really interested in appointing this long-serving manager in the Summer?

1 Karl Robinson – Milton Keynes Dons since May 2010

2 Neal Ardley – AFC Wimbledon since October 2012

3 Keith Hill – Rochdale since January 2013

4 Phil Brown – Southend United since March 2013

5 David Flitcroft – Bury since December 2013

6 Darrell Clarke – Bristol Rovers since March 2014

The Shrews boss spent four years in BS3, before joining West Bromwich Albion in 1993 for a sizable fee.

7 Micky Mellon – Shrewsbury Town since May 2014

8 Michael Appleton – Oxford United since July 2014

9 Justin Edinburgh – Gillingham since February 2015

10 Tony Mowbray – Coventry City since March 2015

11 Neil Harris – Millwall since March 2015

12 Danny Wilson – Chesterfield since December 2015

Luke Williams was appointed as The Robins Head Coach in March 2016 on a 5-year contract.

13 Luke Williams – Swindon Town since December 2015

14 Jon Whitney – Walsall since March 2016

15 Graham Alexander – Scunthorpe United since March 2016

16 Grant McCann – Peterborough United since April 2016

17 Chris Wilder – Sheffield United since May 2016

18 Rob Page – Northampton Town since May 2016

Russell Slade has been in football management for over 20 years yet he has never managed a team that achieved promotion.

19 Russell Slade – Charlton Athletic since June 2016

20 Phil Parkinson – Bolton Wanderers since June 2016

21 Stuart McCall – Bradford City since June 2016

22 Bruno Ribeiro – Port Vale since June 2016

23 Steve Robinson – Oldham Athletic since July 2016

24 Steven Pressley – Fleetwood Town since July 2016

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