The fast-paced nature of English football has made it popular all across the world. The Premier League, in particular, attracts a large following since it has some of the top players and managers in the world. Numerous renowned people have led elite clubs throughout the competition’s long history.
While managing respective English top-flight clubs, a number of their managers were able to exceed 250 wins. Pep Guardiola of Manchester City just made history by becoming the first coach to reach 250 wins. In only 344 games, the Spaniard accomplished the feat.
Here is the list of records of top-five fastest managers who reached 250 wins:
Don Revie: 439 matches
Don Revie was an English football player and manager who had a long and successful career with Leeds United in the Premier League. From 1961 through 1974, he was the team’s manager. In 439 games, the strategist amassed 250 victories for the team.
He was also named England’s manager, leading the national team from 1974 until 1977. Revie went on to manage Asian clubs like as Al-Nasr and Al-Ahly later in his career. He died in 1989 when he was 61 years old.
Arsene Wenger: 433 matches
Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s iconic manager, is credited for the club’s dominance in the early 2000s. The Frenchman led the London-based team for a total of 1224 games. He led the club to 250 victories in 433 games, as well as three Premier League victories.
The tactician was especially spectacular when it came to consistently deliver UEFA Champions League football. Wenger also played a part in Arsenal’s seven FA Cup victories. He is currently employed as a Director of Development with FIFA.
Kenny Dalglish: 429 matches
The Liverpool FC fanbase holds Sir Kenny Dalglish in high regard. He is regarded as a club legend and is adored by Reds fans all around the world. He was the manager of Liverpool on two separate occasions, the first of which lasted six years. In only 429 matches, the Englishman amassed a total of 250 victories.
He is presently a member of the club’s board of directors. Among other honors, the tactician assisted Liverpool in winning three Premier League titles. In the Premier League, he also managed Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.
Jose Mourinho: 396 matches
Jose Mourinho’s entrance into the Premier League is still acknowledged as one of English football’s most remarkable times. The Portuguese manager joined Chelsea FC in 2004 and instantly made an impression on the league with his demeanor and wit. Until recently, he was the first manager to accomplish 250 wins in under 400 games. He completed the feat in 396 games.
Jose has played in the Premier League on several occasions. He was Chelsea’s manager for the first time from 2004 to 2007, then again from 2013 to 2015. The tactician was then employed by Manchester United, where he served two more years from 2016 to 2018, before taking command of Tottenham Hotspur from 2019 to 2021.
Pep Guardiola: 344 matches
Pep Guardiola holds the record for most wins with a top-flight English club in the shortest amount of time (s). In only 344 matches, he has accomplished the accomplishment. Since taking over as manager of Manchester City in 2016, the Spaniard has dominated the domestic scene.
Guardiola has three Premier League crowns, one FA Cup, four League Cups, and two Community Shields to his credit since then. The one trophy that the famous manager has yet to win with City is the UCL.