3. Bill Struth- 34 years
As the great Bill Struth said pic.twitter.com/bo0PwpeIeq
— Kyle McAusland (@kyle_mcausland) May 1, 2018
Rangers also decided to hand Bill Struth a lifetime tenure at the helm to bring success. He took over in 1920 and went all the way until 1954. He won a total of 18 Scottish League titles. In 1947, he made history when he helped his team win a treble of League title, Scottish Cup, and League Cup.
2. Willie Maley- 43 years
On this day in 1868, Willie Maley was born. He served Celtic for 53 years, 43 years of which he was manager, winning thirty major trophies. pic.twitter.com/v2pe4BpMhq
— Focus on Celtic (@FocusOnCeltic) April 24, 2018
The second longest-serving football manager is Willie Maley. He managed Celtic FC for a total of 43 years. He took over the club in 1897 and stepped down in 1940. Under his watch, the Scottish side became a force winning 16 League crowns and 16 Scottish Cups. He won a record 1,045 matches out of 1614.
1.Guy Roux- 44 years
Auxerre's Guy Roux and Eric Cantona, 10 September 1982. (Photo: Alain de Martignac/Onze) pic.twitter.com/6qfQQPivAk
— A Football Archive* (@FootballArchive) April 27, 2018
Guy Roux is the longest-serving football coach in the history of the game. He took over French side Auxerre in 1961 and left stepped down in 2005. The relationship actually started earlier than that because he made his debut as a player in 1952.
- Ligue 1 (1): 1995–96
- Ligue 2 (1): 1979–80
- Coupe de France (4): 1994, 1996, 2003, 2005
- Intertoto Cup (1): 1997
- Coppa Delle Alpi (2): 1985, 1987