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Average Duration - Overall
Current Season 1.87
Last 5 Seasons 1.86
Average Duration - Overall (Sorted by League)
Barclays Premier League 2.23
Sky Bet Championship 1.01
Sky Bet League One 1.95
npower League Two 2.28

1. Arsène Wenger OBE

appointed
Sep 1996

duration
18 seasons

club
Arsenal

2. Paul Tisdale

appointed
Jun 2006

duration
8 seasons

club
Exeter City

3. Mark Yates

appointed
Dec 2009

duration
5 seasons

club
Cheltenham Town

4. Russell Slade

appointed
Apr 2010

duration
4 seasons

club
Leyton Orient

5. Karl Robinson

appointed
May 2010

duration
4 seasons

club
MK Dons

6. Alan Pardew

appointed
Dec 2010

duration
4 seasons

club
Newcastle United

7. Darren Ferguson

appointed
Jan 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Peterborough United

8. Dean Smith

appointed
Jan 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Walsall

9. Micky Adams

appointed
May 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Port Vale

10. Jim Bentley

appointed
May 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Morecambe

11. Paul Cox

appointed
May 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Mansfield Town

12. Sam Allardyce

appointed
Jun 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
West Ham United

13. Phil Parkinson

appointed
Aug 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Bradford City

14. Justin Edinburgh

appointed
Oct 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Newport County

15. Steve Davis

appointed
Nov 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Crewe Alexandra

16. Nigel Pearson

appointed
Nov 2011

duration
3 seasons

club
Leicester City

17. Gary Johnson

appointed
Jan 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Yeovil Town

18. Steve Evans

appointed
Apr 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Rotherham United

19. Gary Rowett

appointed
May 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Burton Albion

20. Brendan Rodgers

appointed
Jun 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Liverpool

21. Paul Lambert

appointed
Jun 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Aston Villa

22. Steve Bruce

appointed
Jun 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Hull City

23. Lee Clark

appointed
Jun 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Birmingham City

24. Richard Money

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Cambridge United

25. Neal Ardley

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
AFC Wimbledon

26. Eddie Howe

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Bournemouth

27. Dougie Freedman

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Bolton Wanderers

28. Paul Cook

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Chesterfield

29. Sean Dyche

appointed
Oct 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Burnley

30. Mick McCarthy

appointed
Nov 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Ipswich Town

31. Gareth Ainsworth

appointed
Nov 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Wycombe Wanderers

32. Harry Redknapp

appointed
Nov 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Queens Park Rangers

33. Graham Alexander

appointed
Dec 2012

duration
2 seasons

club
Fleetwood Town

34. John Sheridan

appointed
Jan 2013

duration
1 season

club
Plymouth Argyle

35. Keith Hill

appointed
Jan 2013

duration
1 season

club
Rochdale

36. Simon Grayson

appointed
Feb 2013

duration
1 season

club
Preston North End

37. Wayne Burnett

appointed
Feb 2013

duration
1 season

club
Dagenham & Redbridge

38. John Still

appointed
Feb 2013

duration
1 season

club
Luton Town

39. Nigel Worthington

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
York City

40. Steven Pressley

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
Coventry City

41. Lee Johnson

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
Oldham Athletic

42. Phil Brown

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
Southend United

43. Nigel Adkins

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
Reading

44. Graham Westley

appointed
Mar 2013

duration
1 season

club
Stevenage

45. James Beattie

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Accrington Stanley

46. Paul Dickov

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Doncaster Rovers

47. Gary Bowyer

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Blackburn Rovers

48. Colin Cooper

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Hartlepool United

49. Mark Hughes OBE

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Stoke City

50. Kenny Jackett

appointed
May 2013

duration
1 season

club
Wolverhampton Wanderers

51. José Mourinho

appointed
Jun 2013

duration
1 season

club
Chelsea

52. Roberto Martinez

appointed
Jun 2013

duration
1 season

club
Everton

53. Manuel Pellegrini

appointed
Jun 2013

duration
1 season

club
Manchester City

54. Mark Cooper

appointed
Aug 2013

duration
1 season

club
Swindon Town

55. Steve McClaren

appointed
Sep 2013

duration
1 season

club
Derby County

56. Gus Poyet

appointed
Oct 2013

duration
1 season

club
Sunderland

57. Nigel Clough

appointed
Oct 2013

duration
1 season

club
Sheffield United

58. Shaun Derry

appointed
Nov 2013

duration
1 season

club
Notts County

59. Peter Taylor

appointed
Nov 2013

duration
1 season

club
Gillingham

60. Aitor Karanka

appointed
Nov 2013

duration
1 season

club
Middlesbrough

61. John Gregory

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Crawley Town

62. Steve Cotterill

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Bristol City

63. Uwe Rosler

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Wigan Athletic

64. Mark Warburton

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Brentford

65. David Flitcroft

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Bury

66. Danny Wilson

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Barnsley

67. Russ Wilcox

appointed
Dec 2013

duration
1 season

club
Scunthorpe United

68. Ole Gunnar Solskaer

appointed
Jan 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Cardiff City

69. Ian Holloway

appointed
Jan 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Millwall

70. Stuart Gray

appointed
Jan 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Sheffield Wednesday

71. Chris Wilder

appointed
Jan 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Northampton Town

72. Felix Magath

appointed
Feb 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Fulham

73. Andy Awford

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Portsmouth

74. Garry Monk

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Swansea City

75. Micky Mellon

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Shrewsbury Town

76. Louis Van Gaal

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Manchester United

77. Neil Adams

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Norwich City

78. Mauricio Pochettino

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Tottenham Hotspur

79. Rob Edwards

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Tranmere Rovers

80. Bob Peeters

appointed
May 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Charlton Athletic

81. Sami Hyypia

appointed
Jun 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Brighton & Hove Albion

82. Jose Riga

appointed
Jun 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Blackpool

83. Alan Irvine

appointed
Jun 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
West Bromwich Albion

84. Ronald Koeman

appointed
Jun 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Southampton

85. Stuart Pearce MBE

appointed
Jul 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Nottingham Forest

86. Michael Appleton

appointed
Jul 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Oxford United

87. Neil Warnock

appointed
Aug 2014

duration
0 seasons

club
Crystal Palace

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