3. Bill Struth- 34 years

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

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

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

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