There are 92 association football teams in the top four tiers of English football, all of which have a manager, or pair of joint managers, sometimes given the alternative title of head coach. The Premier League and the English Football League are the only fully professional football leagues in England. The Premier League consists of 20 clubs at the top of the English football league system. The remaining 72 clubs are split into the three divisions of the English Football League: the Championship, League One and League Two.
Some managers listed have had more than one spell in charge at their current club or had spells at more than one club, however this table deals only with their current appointment. This list includes every manager currently managing a club in the Premier League and the English Football League, in order of the date that they took up their appointment: this is not necessarily the date on which they were appointed, so there may be a discrepancy between the date appointed and the time as manager.
Simon Weaver is currently the longest-serving manager, having managed Harrogate Town since May 2009, although eleven of those years were outside the Football League; Gareth Ainsworth, manager at Wycombe Wanderers since September 2012, has the longest current tenure as a manager in the league.
|Name||Nat.||Date of birth||Club||Division||Appointed||Time as manager||Ref(s)|
|Simon Weaver||ENG||20 December 1977||Harrogate Town||League Two||21 May 2009||12 years, 19 days|
|Gareth Ainsworth||ENG||10 May 1973||Wycombe Wanderers||Championship||24 September 2012||8 years, 258 days|
|Sean Dyche||ENG||28 June 1971||Burnley||Premier League||30 October 2012||8 years, 222 days|
|John Coleman||ENG||12 October 1962||Accrington Stanley||League One||18 September 2014||6 years, 264 days|
|Jürgen Klopp||GER||16 June 1967||Liverpool||Premier League||8 October 2015||5 years, 244 days|
|Pep Guardiola||ESP||18 January 1971||Manchester City||Premier League||1 July 2016||4 years, 343 days|
|Paul Warne||ENG||8 May 1973||Rotherham United||Championship||28 November 2016||4 years, 193 days|
|David Artell||GIB||22 November 1980||Crewe Alexandra||League One||8 January 2017||4 years, 152 days|
|Tony Mowbray||ENG||22 November 1963||Blackburn Rovers||Championship||22 February 2017||4 years, 107 days|
|Mark Robins||ENG||22 December 1969||Coventry City||Championship||6 March 2017||4 years, 95 days|
|Michael Flynn||WAL||17 October 1980||Newport County||League Two||9 March 2017||4 years, 92 days|
|Daniel Farke||GER||30 October 1976||Norwich City||Championship||25 May 2017||4 years, 15 days|
|Karl Robinson||ENG||13 September 1980||Oxford United||League One||22 March 2018||3 years, 79 days|
|Matt Taylor||ENG||30 January 1982||Exeter City||League Two||1 June 2018||3 years, 8 days|
|Marcelo Bielsa||ARG||21 July 1955||Leeds United||Premier League||15 June 2018||2 years, 359 days|
|Michael Duff||NIR||11 January 1978||Cheltenham Town||League Two||10 September 2018||2 years, 272 days|
|Dean Smith||ENG||19 March 1971||Aston Villa||Premier League||10 October 2018||2 years, 242 days|
|Thomas Frank||DEN||9 October 1973||Brentford||Championship||16 October 2018||2 years, 236 days|
|Ralph Hasenhüttl||AUT||9 August 1967||Southampton||Premier League||5 December 2018||2 years, 185 days|
|Ole Gunnar Solskjær||NOR||26 February 1973||Manchester United||Premier League||19 December 2018||2 years, 172 days|
|Darren Ferguson||SCO||9 February 1972||Peterborough United||League One||26 January 2019||2 years, 134 days|
|Brendan Rodgers||NIR||26 January 1973||Leicester City||Premier League||26 February 2019||2 years, 102 days|
|Scott Parker||ENG||13 October 1980||Fulham||Premier League||28 February 2019||2 years, 101 days|
|Brian Barry-Murphy||IRL||27 July 1978||Rochdale||League One||4 March 2019||2 years, 97 days|
|Mark Warburton||ENG||6 September 1962||Queens Park Rangers||Championship||8 May 2019||2 years, 32 days|
|Graham Potter||ENG||20 May 1975||Brighton & Hove Albion||Premier League||20 May 2019||2 years, 20 days|
|Steve Evans||SCO||30 October 1962||Gillingham||League One||21 May 2019||2 years, 8 days|
|Ryan Lowe||ENG||18 September 1978||Plymouth Argyle||League One||5 June 2019||2 years, 4 days|
|Steve Cooper||WAL||10 December 1979||Swansea City||Championship||13 June 2019||1 year, 361 days|
|Grant McCann||NIR||14 April 1980||Hull City||League One||21 June 2019||1 year, 353 days|
|Steve Bruce||ENG||31 December 1960||Newcastle United||Premier League||17 July 2019||1 year, 327 days|
|Michael Appleton||ENG||4 December 1975||Lincoln City||League One||20 September 2019||1 year, 259 days|
|Gary Rowett||ENG||6 March 1974||Millwall||Championship||21 October 2019||1 year, 231 days|
|Russell Martin||SCO||4 January 1986||Milton Keynes Dons||League One||3 November 2019||1 year, 218 days|
|Michael O'Neill||NIR||5 July 1969||Stoke City||Championship||8 November 2019||1 year, 213 days|
|Chris Beech||ENG||16 September 1974||Carlisle United||League Two||26 November 2019||1 year, 195 days|
|John Yems||ENG||28 August 1959||Crawley Town||League Two||5 December 2019||1 year, 186 days|
|Mikel Arteta||ESP||26 March 1982||Arsenal||Premier League||20 December 2019||1 year, 169 days|
|David Moyes||SCO||25 April 1963||West Ham United||Premier League||29 December 2019||1 year, 162 days|
|Mark Bonner||ENG||23 November 1985||Cambridge United||League Two||29 January 2020||1 year, 131 days|
|Alex Revell||ENG||7 July 1983||Stevenage||League Two||16 February 2020||1 year, 113 days|
|Neil Critchley||ENG||18 October 1978||Blackpool||League One||2 March 2020||1 year, 99 days|
|Nathan Jones||WAL||26 May 1973||Luton Town||Championship||28 May 2020||1 year, 12 days|
|Neil Warnock||ENG||1 December 1948||Middlesbrough||Championship||23 June 2020||351 days|
|Ian Evatt||ENG||19 November 1981||Bolton Wanderers||League Two||1 July 2020||343 days|
|Carlos Corberán||ESP||7 April 1983||Huddersfield Town||Championship||23 July 2020||321 days|
|Neil Cox||ENG||8 October 1971||Scunthorpe United||League Two||7 August 2020||306 days|
|Veljko Paunović||SRB||21 August 1977||Reading||Championship||29 August 2020||284 days|
|Chris Hughton||IRL||11 December 1958||Nottingham Forest||Championship||6 October 2020||246 days|
|Valérien Ismaël||FRA||28 September 1975||Barnsley||Championship||23 October 2020||229 days|
|Nigel Clough||ENG||19 March 1966||Mansfield Town||League Two||6 November 2020||215 days|
|Leam Richardson||ENG||19 November 1979||Wigan Athletic||League One||13 November 2020||208 days|
|Wayne Rooney||ENG||24 October 1985||Derby County||Championship||14 November 2020||207 days|
|Steve Cotterill||ENG||20 July 1964||Shrewsbury Town||League One||27 November 2020||194 days|
|Lee Johnson||ENG||7 June 1981||Sunderland||League One||5 December 2020||186 days|
|Xisco Muñoz||ESP||5 September 1980||Watford||Championship||20 December 2020||171 days|
|Paul Hurst||ENG||25 September 1974||Grimsby Town||League Two||30 December 2020||161 days|
|Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink||NED||27 March 1972||Burton Albion||League One||1 January 2021||159 days|
|Mick McCarthy||IRL||7 February 1959||Cardiff City||Championship||22 January 2021||138 days|
|Thomas Tuchel||GER||29 August 1973||Chelsea||Premier League||26 January 2021||134 days|
|Mark Robinson||1965/6||AFC Wimbledon||League One||30 January 2021||130 days|
|Simon Grayson||ENG||16 December 1969||Fleetwood Town||League One||31 January 2021||129 days|
|Jonathan Woodgate||ENG||22 January 1980||Bournemouth||Championship||3 February 2021||126 days|
|Jon Brady||AUS||14 January 1975||Northampton Town||League One||10 February 2021||119 days|
|Darrell Clarke||ENG||16 December 1977||Port Vale||League Two||15 February 2021||114 days|
|Joey Barton||ENG||2 September 1982||Bristol Rovers||League One||22 February 2021||107 days|
|Nigel Pearson||ENG||21 August 1963||Bristol City||Championship||22 February 2021||107 days|
|Darren Moore||JAM||22 April 1974||Sheffield Wednesday||Championship||1 March 2021||100 days|
|Paul Cook||ENG||22 February 1967||Ipswich Town||League One||2 March 2021||97 days|
|Keith Curle||ENG||14 November 1963||Oldham Athletic||League Two||8 March 2021||93 days|
|Lee Bowyer||ENG||3 January 1977||Birmingham City||Championship||16 March 2021||85 days|
|Nigel Adkins||ENG||11 March 1965||Charlton Athletic||League One||18 March 2021||83 days|
|Danny Cowley||ENG||22 October 1978||Portsmouth||League One||19 March 2021||82 days|
|Frankie McAvoy||SCO||9 July 1967||Preston North End||Championship||21 March 2021||80 days|
|Gary Bowyer||ENG||22 June 1971||Salford City||League Two||23 March 2021||78 days|
|Hayden Mullins||ENG||27 March 1979||Colchester United||League Two||31 March 2021||70 days|
|Phil Brown||ENG||30 May 1959||Southend United||League Two||9 April 2021||61 days|
|Ryan Mason||ENG||13 June 1991||Tottenham Hotspur||Premier League||19 April 2021||51 days|
|Richie Wellens||ENG||26 March 1980||Doncaster Rovers||League One||17 May 2021||23 days|
|Matthew Taylor||ENG||27 November 1981||Walsall||League Two||19 May 2021||21 days|
|Kenny Jackett||WAL||5 January 1962||Leyton Orient||League Two||21 May 2021||19 days|
|John McGreal||ENG||2 June 1972||Swindon Town||League One||26 May 2021||14 days|
|Rob Edwards||WAL||25 December 1982||Forest Green Rovers||League Two||27 May 2021||13 days|
|Slaviša Jokanović||SRB||16 August 1968||Sheffield United||Premier League||27 May 2021||13 days|
|Mark Cooper||ENG||18 December 1968||Barrow||League Two||28 May 2021||12 days|
|Micky Mellon||SCO||18 March 1972||Tranmere Rovers||League Two||31 May 2021||9 days|
|Derek Adams||SCO||25 June 1975||Bradford City||League Two||4 June 2021||5 days|
|Stephen Robinson||NIR||10 December 1974||Morecambe||League Two||3 June 2021||2 days|
|Bruno Lage||POR||12 May 1976||Wolverhampton Wanderers||Premier League||9 June 2021||0 days|
|Vacant||West Bromwich Albion||Premier League||24 May 2021||16 days|
|Vacant||Crystal Palace||Premier League||24 May 2021||16 days|
|Vacant||Everton||Premier League||1 June 2021||8 days|
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