List of Leeds United F.C. managers
Leeds United appointed Marcelo Bielsa as their manager on 15 June 2018, having sacked their 10th manager in the past 5 seasons on 1 June 2018. The following is a list of managers of Leeds United Association Football Club and their major honours from the beginning of the club's official managerial records in 1919 to the present day. Each manager's entry includes the dates of his tenure and the club's overall competitive record (in terms of matches won, drawn and lost) and honours won while under his care. As of 15 June 2018, Leeds United have had 37 full-time managers. There have also been nine caretaker managers, three of whom had previously occupied the role on a full-time basis, and one of whom has occupied the role three times.
The most successful person to manage Leeds United is Don Revie, who won two League Championships, two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, one Division Two Championship, one FA Cup, one League Cup and one Charity Shield in his 13-year reign as manager. He is also the club's longest-serving manager, presiding over 740 games from 1961 to 1974.
- The statistics include all competitive first team fixtures in the domestic league and cup, and European competitions.
- Information correct as of 23 May 2021.
= Caretaker manager
P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against
|Name||Nationality||From||To||P||W||D||L||F||A||Win %||Points per game||Honours||Notes|
|Dick Ray||England||17 October 1919||1 February 1920||17||4||5||8||25||31||23.52||0.83|
|Arthur Fairclough||England||1 February 1920||1 May 1927||326||118||81||127||427||425||36.19||0.97||see below|
|Dick Ray||England||1 July 1927||1 March 1935||342||143||72||127||622||552||41.81||1.05||see below|
|Billy Hampson||England||1 July 1935||1 May 1947||231||74||51||106||334||418||32.03||0.86|
|Willis Edwards||England||1 May 1947||30 April 1948||47||13||8||26||60||87||27.65||0.74|
|Major Frank Buckley||England||1 May 1948||30 April 1953||224||87||63||74||324||306||38.83||1.06|
|Raich Carter||England||1 May 1953||1 June 1958||217||90||51||76||370||336||41.47||1.09||see below|
|Willis Edwards||England||1 June 1958||1 December 1958||10||5||1||4||17||16||50.00||0.89|
|Bill Lambton||England||1 December 1958||30 April 1959||30||10||7||13||40||57||33.33||0.96|
|Jack Taylor||England||1 May 1959||1 March 1961||81||27||17||37||136||169||33.33||0.89|
|Don Revie||England||1 March 1961||4 July 1974||740||394||197||149||1,262||703||53.24||1.32||see below|
|Brian Clough||England||30 July 1974||12 September 1974||7||1||3||3||6||10||14.28||0.83||see below|
|Jimmy Armfield||England||4 October 1974||30 June 1978||193||87||47||59||277||222||45.07||1.10||see below|
|Jock Stein||Scotland||21 August 1978||4 October 1978||10||4||3||3||13||8||40.00||1.00|
|Jimmy Adamson||England||25 October 1978||1 October 1980||98||35||29||34||138||136||35.71||1.05|
|David Merrington||England||1 October 1980||1 October 1980||1||0||1||0||1||1||0.00||1.00|
|Allan Clarke||England||1 October 1980||30 June 1982||84||27||22||35||77||104||32.14||1.08|
|Eddie Gray||Scotland||4 July 1982||11 October 1985||157||57||55||45||214||193||36.30||1.47|
|Peter Gunby||England||11 October 1985||11 October 1985||1||0||1||0||1||1||0.00||N/A|
|Billy Bremner||Scotland||11 October 1985||28 September 1988||143||58||31||54||192||186||40.45||1.49||see below|
|Peter Gunby||England||28 September 1988||10 October 1988||3||0||0||3||2||5||0.00||0.00|
|Howard Wilkinson||England||10 October 1988||10 September 1996||411||178||117||116||622||488||43.30||1.61||see below|
|George Graham||Scotland||10 September 1996||1 October 1998||95||37||27||31||118||99||41.05||1.40|
|David O'Leary||Ireland||1 October 1998||27 June 2002||203||101||47||55||320||217||49.75||1.79|
|Terry Venables||England||8 July 2002||21 March 2003||42||16||7||19||53||52||38.09||1.13|
|Peter Reid||England||21 March 2003||10 November 2003||22||6||4||12||36||51||27.27||1.05|
|Eddie Gray||Scotland||10 November 2003||31 May 2004||26||6||7||13||30||51||23.07||0.96|
|Kevin Blackwell||England||1 June 2004||20 September 2006||115||44||37||34||128||117||38.26||1.46||see below|
|John Carver||England||21 September 2006||23 October 2006||5||1||0||4||7||17||20.00||0.60|
|David Geddis||England||24 October 2006||24 October 2006||1||0||0||1||1||3||0.00||N/A|
|Dennis Wise||England||24 October 2006||28 January 2008||68||30||12||26||88||78||44.11||1.60|
|Gwyn Williams||Wales||29 January 2008||29 January 2008||1||0||0||1||0||1||0.00||0.00|
|Gary McAllister||Scotland||30 January 2008||21 December 2008||50||25||8||17||84||61||50.00||1.64||see below|
|Simon Grayson||England||23 December 2008||1 February 2012||169||84||40||45||259||186||49.70||1.74||see below|
|Neil Redfearn||England||1 February 2012||18 February 2012||4||2||0||2||8||6||50.00||1.50|
|Neil Warnock||England||18 February 2012||1 April 2013||63||23||15||25||81||92||36.50||1.20|
|Neil Redfearn||England||1 April 2013||12 April 2013||1||0||0||1||1||2||0.00||0.00|
|Brian McDermott||England||12 April 2013||30 June 2014||54||20||9||25||68||77||37.01||1.29|
|Dave Hockaday||England||1 July 2014||28 August 2014||6||2||0||4||5||11||33.33||0.75|
|Neil Redfearn||England||28 August 2014||23 September 2014||4||3||1||0||8||2||75.00||2.50|
|Darko Milanič||Slovenia||23 September 2014||25 October 2014||6||0||3||3||4||8||0.00||0.50|
|Neil Redfearn||England||1 November 2014||30 June 2015||33||11||7||15||36||44||33.34||1.25|
|Uwe Rösler||Germany||1 July 2015||18 October 2015||12||2||6||4||11||16||16.67||1.00|
|Steve Evans||Scotland||19 October 2015||31 May 2016||38||14||12||12||44||45||36.84||1.37|
|Garry Monk||England||2 June 2016||25 May 2017||53||25||11||17||69||55||47.17||1.63|
|Thomas Christiansen||Spain||15 June 2017||4 February 2018||33||15||5||13||50||38||45.45||1.51|
|Paul Heckingbottom||England||6 February 2018||1 June 2018||16||4||4||8||18||27||25.00||1.00|
|Marcelo Bielsa||Argentina||15 June 2018||Current||140||74||24||42||224||155||52.86||1.81||see below|
Managers with honours
- League matches only. 2 points for a win prior to the 1981-82 season. "Leeds United Scores, Attendances, Scorers And Statistics". wafll.com. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
- "Managers Ratings". Jabba. leeds-fans.org.uk. 2006. Retrieved 16 September 2006.
- Three points for a win was instituted in Clarke's second season.
- "Gary McAllister's managerial career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 23 December 2008.
- "Simon Grayson's managerial career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 23 December 2008.