Football, undoubtedly, is a game in which the players play their tooth and nail to win matches. After the regressive practice sessions, they also do various exercises to give their best effort in the field. However, it is the manager of any football club or team who plays a very crucial role in making both ends meet.
London based football club West Ham United appointed its first manager, Syd King, in 1902. Before 1902, team selection of West Ham used to be done by a committee. At present, David Moyes is the ongoing manager of the team. In this article, we will have a look at the best West Ham managers ever.
These managers are ranked on the basiss of success, win percentage, legacy and the quality of football. Here is the list of 8 best West Ham managers ever –
1. John Lyall
Lyall also was the most successful manager of West Ham United F.C. He managed the team for 15 years from 1974-1989. He also led the most of West Ham matches (708 matches) and helped to won 277 games with the winning percentage of 39.12% percent. He guided West Ham to two FA Cups(1975, 1980) and Football League Second Division title in 1981.
West Ham renamed the main gates to Upton Park as The John Lyall Gates in December 2009. West Ham announced in May 2015 that as part of their relocation to the Olympic Stadium in 2016, the gates would be moved to the new site. They are currently on display in the club’s official store.
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