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Money Matters If Your a Football Manager | Cash Is King

REAL MADRID’S Jose Mourinho is the highest paid football manager in the world while Sir Alex Ferguson, who has just celebrated 26 years at Manchester United, is the best paid football boss in Britain, according to a new ranking.

Full name: Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix
Current club: Real Madrid (Coach)

Teams managed
In 2000: Benfica
In 2001-2002: Leiria
In 2002-2004: Porto
In 2004-2007: Chelsea
In 2008-2010: Internazionale
In 2010 – … : Real Madrid

Brazilian sports business consulting firm Pluri Consultoria has ranked what they consider to be the highest earning 30 bosses in the game with former Chelsea manager Mourinho sitting pretty at the summit, allegedly earning £12.3m per year. More Special Wonga, than Special One!

BEST-PAID MANAGERS – THE TOP 30:

1. Jose Mourinho – Real Madrid (£12.3m)

2. Carlo Ancelotti – Paris St. Germain (£10.9m)

3. Marcelo Lippi – Guangzhou (£8.7m)

4. Sir Alex Ferguson – Manchester United (£7.6m)

5. Arsene Wenger – Arsenal (£7.5m, pictured right)

6. Guus Hiddink – Anzhi (£6.7m)

7. Fabio Capello – Russia (£6.3m)

8. Tito Vilanova – Barcelona (£5.6m)

9. Jose Camacho – China (£4.8m)

10. Roberto Mancini – Manchester City (£4.8m)

11. Frank Rijkaard – Saudi Arabia (£4.3m)

12. Jupp Heynckes – Bayern Munich (£4.2m)

13. Andre Villas-Boas – Tottenham (£3.6m)

14. Harry Redknapp – QPR (£3.2m)

15. Jorge Jesus – Benfica (£3.2m)

16. David Moyes – Everton (£2.9m)

17. Manuel Pellegrini – Malaga (£2.9m)

18. Paulo Autuori – Qatar (£2.9m)

19. Abel Braga – Fluminense (2.8m)

20. Luciano Spaletti – Zenit (£2.7m)

21. Antonio Conte – Juventus (£2.4m)

22. Cesare Prandelli – Italy (£2.4m)

23. Vanderlei Luxemburgo – Gremio (£2.4m)

24. Muricy Ramalho – Santos (£2.4m)

25. Tite – Corinthians (£2.4m)

26. Ottmar Hitzfeld – Switzerland (£2.1m)

27. Joachim Low – Germany (£2m)

28. Marcelo Bielsa – Athletic Bilbao (£2m)

29. Martin O’Neill – Sunderland (£2m)

30. Roy Hodgson – England (£2m)

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Former QPR and Team Bath legend Ivor Powell Dies at 96

Ivor Powell, who was the world’s oldest football coach during his time with Team Bath, has passed away at the age of 96. Powell was one of the finest players of his generation in a career that saw him play for Wales, Blackpool, Queen’s Park Rangers and Aston Villa, the latter paying a record £17,500 transfer for a half-back to secure his services.

Powell, who was capped eight time for his country, started his playing career at QPR in 1937 and also had spells with Aston Villa and Blackpool.

He took over as manager at Bath City in 1964 before becoming a coach at the University of Bath, where he worked for 37 years, until the age of 93.

Powell won a place in the Guinness Book of Records for his role as the world’s oldest working football coach in 2006.

He was made an MBE in the 2008 for services to sport.

A statement on the QPR website read: “The club would like to extend its deepest condolences to Ivor’s family and friends at this sad time. May he rest in peace.”

Born on 5 July 1916 in south Wales, he started his working life down the mines and was spotted by QPR playing for South Wales League side Bargoed aged 17.

At his playing peak in 1948, Powell set a record transfer fee for a half-back of £17,500 when he moved to Aston Villa.

He was a team-mate and close friend of Sir Stanley Matthews at Blackpool and was best man at his wedding.

 

 


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