English Premier League Manager of the Month 2017/18 is the overall prediction of this season’s best managers along with the details of last season’s best coaches who won this prestigious award.
The Manager of the Month is one of the most prestigious Premier League awards that facilitates the best-adjudged manager every month of the season of Premier League. As the newest season is upon us, we can do nothing but wait in excitement for the upcoming ventures. Before that, here is a flashback and some standings for English premier league manager of the month. Check it out!
English Premier League Manager of the Month 2017/18
Brief history of the English Premier League manager of the month award
The recipient is selected by a panel of Football Association members and announced alongside the Player of the Month on the first or second Friday of the following month. It has been termed as the Carling Premiership Manager of the Month (1994–2001) and the Barclaycard Premiership Manager of the Month (2001–2004). As of now known as the Barclays Manager of the Month.
The first English Premier League Manager of the Month Award
The first Manager of the Month in Premier League history was awarded to Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson for his impressive achievements in August 1993. Ferguson has been Manager of the Month the most times with an incredible record twenty-seven awards. Harry Redknapp has had total six spells managing Premier League football clubs (West Ham United, Portsmouth, Southampton, Portsmouth again, Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers) winning a Manager of the Month award in each of those spells, an astonishing record, to say the least.
English Premier League Manager of the Month winners throughout the years
|September||2010||Italy||Roberto Di Matteo||West Bromwich Albion|
|November||2010||Ireland||Owen Coyle||Bolton Wanderers|
|December||2010||Italy||Roberto Mancini||Manchester City|
|January||2011||Scotland||Alex Ferguson||Manchester United|
|August||2011||Scotland||Alex Ferguson||Manchester United|
|September||2011||England||Harry Redknapp||Tottenham Hotspur|
|October||2011||Italy||Roberto Mancini||Manchester City|
|November||2011||England||Harry Redknapp||Tottenham Hotspur|
|December||2011||Northern Ireland||Martin O’Neill||Sunderland|
|January||2012||Northern Ireland||Brendan Rodgers||Swansea City|
|March||2012||Ireland||Owen Coyle||Bolton Wanderers|
|April||2012||Spain||Roberto Martínez||Wigan Athletic|
|October||2012||Scotland||Alex Ferguson||Manchester United|
|November||2012||Scotland||Steve Clarke||West Bromwich Albion|
|December||2012||Portugal||André Villas-Boas||Tottenham Hotspur|
|February||2013||Portugal||André Villas-Boas||Tottenham Hotspur|
|August||2013||Northern Ireland||Brendan Rodgers||Liverpool|
|November||2013||England||Alan Pardew||Newcastle United|
|December||2013||Chile||Manuel Pellegrini||Manchester City|
|January||2014||Chile||Manuel Pellegrini||Manchester City|
|February||2014||England||Sam Allardyce||West Ham United|
|March||2014||Northern Ireland||Brendan Rodgers||Liverpool|
|April||2014||Wales||Tony Pulis||Crystal Palace|
|August||2014||England||Garry Monk||Swansea City|
|October||2014||England||Sam Allardyce||West Ham United|
|November||2014||England||Alan Pardew||Newcastle United|
|December||2014||Chile||Manuel Pellegrini||Manchester City|
|February||2015||Wales||Tony Pulis||West Bromwich Albion|
|April||2015||England||Nigel Pearson||Leicester City|
|August||2015||Chile||Manuel Pellegrini||Manchester City|
|September||2015||Argentina||Mauricio Pochettino||Tottenham Hotspur|
|November||2015||Italy||Claudio Ranieri||Leicester City|
|December||2015||Spain||Quique Sánchez Flores||Watford|
|February||2016||Argentina||Mauricio Pochettino||Tottenham Hotspur|
|March||2016||Italy||Claudio Ranieri||Leicester City|
|April||2016||Italy||Claudio Ranieri||Leicester City|
|August||2016||England||Mike Phelan||Hull City|
|January||2017||England||Paul Clement||Swansea City|
|February||2017||Spain||Pep Guardiola||Manchester City|
|March||2017||England||Eddie Howe||AFC Bournemouth|
|April||2017||Argentina||Mauricio Pochettino||Tottenham Hotspur|
Winners with association with two or more clubs
Eight other managers have won an award associated with two or more clubs: Martin O’Neill with Leicester City, Aston Villa and Sunderland, Stuart Pearce with Nottingham Forest and Manchester City, Brendan Rodgers with Swansea City and Liverpool, Gordon Strachan with Coventry City and Southampton,Mauricio Pochettino with Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur, Sam Allardyce with Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United, Rafael Benítez with Liverpool and Chelsea and Claudio Ranieri with Leicester City and Chelsea.
Highest Premier League Manager of the Month winner
Most number of Consecutive winnings
Eleven managers have achieved awards in consecutive months: Joe Kinnear, Kevin Keegan, Roy Evans, Ferguson, Arsène Wenger, David O’Leary, Paul Jewell, Rafael Benítez, Carlo Ancelotti, Manuel Pellegrini and Antonio Conte. Out of which, only Antonio Conte has won this award three times back to back. A talented manager like him deserves so as well.
Prediction of Season 2017/18
Antonio Conte happens to be the only manager in Premier League history to win the award in three successive months (with Chelsea from October to December 2016). This year looks good for him as well. He has every chance to be the best unless someone better comes along.
Premier League Manager of the Month season of 2016- 17 Winners
Mauricio Pochettino [April 2017]
It cannot be denied that Mauricio Pottechino deserved the award. He ensured A 100% record from six matches in April which was helpful for Tottenham Hotspur in the full season. The former Argentina defender has made more than 300 appearances for Espanyol before retiring in 2006. His contribution helped Tottenham to lock their position among the top 4 Clubs last season. He did it after winning his second Copa del Rey title with the Barcelona-based side at the age of 34.
Eddie Howe [March 2017]
His first Premier League accolade was the gift of Two victories and a draw at Old Trafford. Eddie Howe led the club AFC Bournemouth to 16th position knowing that it was their first top-flight season. This ensured at least another year for the club in the Premier League. He was undoubtedly helpful for the team to make it to the top 10.
Josep Guardiola [February 2017]
Joseph Guardiola was the guide for Manchester City as he helped the club to attain an incredible 100% record, scoring eight and conceding once in three Premier League matches. February 2017 was his month for sure. This the former FIFA World Coach of the Year has only of Manager of the Month award yet.
Paul Clement [January 2017]
He enabled the club to go for Three victories in four matches in January 2017, including a victory at Anfield. He has rightfully been given the best manager of the month award. Given it was his first month in charge, he did a bloody good job.
Antonio Conte [October, November and December 2016]
Yes, that’s right; he has been winning this award for three months. He eventually got the manager of the year for the season too. This Italian talent became the very first manager to win the award on three consecutive occasions owing to six wins out of six in December 2017. Any person who can have his club, the Premier League Champion of Last Season Chelsea, win 6 out of 6 matches deserves this award.
Jürgen Klopp [September 2016]
Jurgen Klopp, in September 2017 masterfully guided Liverpool and got three wins out of just as many matches in September. The team ended up scoring 11 goals in the process. After this, there was no doubt that he wouldn’t win this award.
Mike Phelan [August 2016]
Hull City is a newly promoted team in the league and Phelan led them to two wins in the opening three fixtures of 2016/17 season. The beginning of the month was looking pretty good for Hull City. The award for the best manager was a well-deserved one for this guy.
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