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All of the managerial changes in the 23/24 season

The managerial turnover in the EFL & Europe

2024/05/30 20:48

The managerial merry-go-round is one of the most bizarre things in modern football and this summer has continued to only support the fairly unusual and difficult to understand life of modern football management.

Chelsea parted ways with Mauricio Pochettino, despite an excellent finish to the season, in order to bring in Enzo Maresca, who has never coached in a top-flight league, whilst Bayern Munich have opted for their supposedly eighth choice Vincent Kompany, who was relegated with Burnley this season after spending over £100 million on the Clarets’ squad in the Premier League.

With Pep Guardiola reportedly leaving Manchester City this time next year and Jurgen Klopp leaving Liverpool this summer with the likes of Xavi Hernandez and Thomas Tuchel both also out of work; there is perhaps a decline in the elite managerial game at the moment.

So, with dynasty’s and era’s ending or perhaps just beginning, this is a look and comparison at the amount of managers sacked or those that resigned across Europe’s six major leagues this season as well as a look at the EFL…



Now, here is a look at every single managerial change (on a permanent basis) across the three divisions of the EFL and, as clubs seem desperate but struggling for consolidation, just how disjointed and lacking in cohesion the hierarchies in the Championship, League One and League Two really are…

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Huddersfield Town | Neil Warnock | September 2023
Sheffield Wednesday | Xisco Munoz | October 2023
Birmingham City | John Eustace | October 2023
Millwall | Gary Rowett | October 2023
Queens Park Rangers | Gareth Ainsworth | October 2023
Bristol City | Nigel Pearson | October 2023
Rotherham United | Matt Taylor | November 2023
Swansea City | Michael Duff | December 2023
Sunderland | Tony Mowbray | December 2023
Stoke City | Alex Neil | December 2023
Plymouth Argyle | Steven Schumacher | December 2023
Birmingham City | Wayne Rooney | January 2024
Huddersfield Town | Darren Moore | January 2024
Blackburn Rovers | Jon Dahl Tomasson | February 2024
Sunderland | Mick Beale | February 2024
Millwall | Joe Edwards | February 2024
Watford | Valerian Ismael | March 2024
Birmingham City | Tony Mowbray | March 2024
Plymouth Argyle | Ian Foster | April 2024
Rotherham United | Leam Richardson | April 2024


Charlton Athletic | Dean Holden | August 2023
Fleetwood Town | Scott Brown | September 2023
Cheltenham Town | Wade Elliott | September 2023
Lincoln City | Mark Kennedy | October 2023
Bristol Rovers | Joey Barton | October 2023
Oxford United | Liam Manning | November 2023
Cambridge United | Mark Bonner | November 2023
Burton Albion | Dino Maamria | December 2023
Fleetwood Town | Lee Johnson | December 2023
Shrewsbury Town | Matty Taylor | January 2024
Charlton Athletic | Michael Appleton | January 2024
Port Vale | Andy Crosby | February 2024
Cambridge United | Neil Harris | February 2024
Stevenage | Steve Evans | April 2024
Barnsley | Neill Collins | April 2024


Tranmere Rovers | Ian Dawes | September 2023
Bradford City | Mark Hughes | October 2023
Gillingham | Neil Harris | October 2023
Milton Keynes Dons | Graham Alexander | October 2023
Colchester United | Ben Garner | October 2023
Grimsby Town | Paul Hurst | October 2023
Morecambe | Derek Adams | November 2023
Sutton United | Matt Gray | December 2023
Forest Green Rovers | David Horseman | December 2023
Salford City | Neil Wood | December 2023
Colchester United | Matthew Etherington | January 2024
Notts County | Luke Williams | January 2024
Swindon Town | Michael Flynn | January 2024
Forest Green Rovers | Troy Deeney | January 2024
Accrington Stanley | John Coleman | March 2024


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2024-05-30 22h22m by jwhiteheadbarnes
As a football fan, I can't believe some of the decisions being made by top clubs. It's like they're just throwing darts at a board and hoping for the best. What happened to stability and giving managers time to build a team
2024-05-30 22h14m by eyoungs8
As a football fan, I can't help but feel frustrated and confused by the constant changes in managerial positions. It seems like clubs are more interested in making flashy and unpredictable choices rather than sticking with proven and successful managers. The recent decisions by Chelsea and Bayern Munich only add to the chaos and unpredictability of modern football. It's a shame to see talented managers like Pochettino and Klopp potentially leaving top clubs, while unproven managers like Maresca and Kompany are given opportunities
2024-05-30 21h57m by ocollinsworth
Wow, the managerial merry-go-round in modern football is just insane. Chelsea letting go of Pochettino for an unproven coach like Maresca And Bayern choosing Kompany, who just got relegated And now Guardiola and Klopp leaving their top teams Looks like the elite managers are struggling right now.
2024-05-30 21h33m by hturnerford
As a football fan, I can't understand the decisions being made in the managerial world. Why let go of successful managers like Pochettino for unproven ones like Maresca And why are clubs like Bayern Munich going for inexperienced options like Kompany It seems like there is a decline in the quality of elite managers at the moment.
2024-05-30 21h20m by banderson1976
This is just getting ridiculous. Pochettino had a great finish to the season and gets sacked, while some unknown coach gets brought in. And what's with Bayern Munich picking a manager who couldn't even keep Burnley in the Premier League Where are the elite managers going


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