The record Hoddle has to beat: how England managers compare
Friday 03 May 1996
Manager Career Played Won Drawn Lost Record* European best World best Highs Lows
1946-62 139 78 33 28 67.99% didn't enter '54 & '62: quarter finals Quality coach, insisted on skills training. Team selections submitted to committee. Lost to US. Disastrous World Cup record
Alf Ramsey 1963-74 113 69 27 17 73.01% '68: semi finals '66: Champions 1966 World Cup Final victory, knighthood followed Raised expectations. Sacked after failed to make the 1974 World Cup.
Joe Mercer 1974 7 3 3 1 64.29% - Charmed media Just a caretaker had little impact
Don Revie 1974-77 29 14 8 7 62.07% '76: didn't qualify Difficult to identify one really Fury at his signing contract to manage Arab Emirates
Ron Greenwood 1977-82 55 33 12 10 70.09% '80: first round '82: second round Dignified, thoughtful, team played good football Stalled early in the World Cup and European championships
Bobby Robson 1982-90 95 47 30 18 65.26% '88: first round '90: semi finals Got to the 1990 World Cup semi-finals Three straight defeats in 1988 Euro- championships
Graham Taylor 1990-93 38 18 13 7 64.47% '92: first round '94: didn't qualify N/A Fly-on-wall documentary exposed his mediocrity
Terry Venables 1994-96 16 7 8 1 68.75% Great coach, respected by players String of legal actions against him over business deals
1946-96 492 269 134 89 66.99% '68: third overall '66: Champions
*Record based on win=2 points, draw=1 point, loss=0 points. The manager's record equals total points as a percentage of highest possible total points.
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