Tottenham Hotspur is one of the biggest club in London as well as in whole of England.Today we will have a look at the list of most successful Tottenham Hotspur managers.
Here are the top 10 most successful Tottenham Hotspur managers,based only on win % with minimum of 30 games managed.
10.Fred Kirkham [1907-1908] [47.54%]
He was a surprise appointment as Manager of Tottenham Hotspur on 22 April 1907.A travelling salesman and referee, Kirkham had never played or managed a team in his life, though he had been officiating for 17 years.
On 13th April 1907, Kirkham refereed a Southern League match between Tottenham and Watford. Five days later, and to the bewilderment of supporters, he was named manager of Spurs.
The club’s history records that “He was not a success as a manager, unpopular with players and fans alike and it was no surprise when, after the settlement of his contract, he resigned on 27th July 1908.His record as a manager is recorded as: played 52, won 25, drew 8 and lost 19.
9.Arthur Rowe [1949-1955] [47.70%]
Tottenham were in the second division when Rowe returned to the club as manager in 1949,having already played for the club before, and his task was to gain promotion. This was achieved by becoming Champions and the following season the First Division Championship was won as well. These back-to-back championships made Spurs the first post-war team to win back-to-back titles.
It was Rowe, too, who signed Danny Blanchflower for Spurs – arguably their greatest player.Rowe was forced to resign as Tottenham manager in 1955 due to health issues.