Below is a complete list of West Ham United managers and their records from 1901 to present day.
To date, the club has only had 14 permanent managers and three caretaker managers.
The table below accumulates league and cup games, but there are some interesting facts about some of the managers that are worth noting:
Syd King – The club’s longest serving manager (31 years)
Ted Fenton – The first manager to win a league title at West Ham (Old Division Two, 1957/1958)
Ron Greenwood – Won the FA Cup (1964) and UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1965)
John Lyall – Managed the most amount of games for West Ham (708). Won two FA Cups (1975, 1980) and achieved the highest placed finish in the cub’s history (3rd in Old Division One, 1985/1986)
Lou Macari – The Scot was the first non-Englishman to manage West Ham
Billy Bonds – Holds the best win percentage of all West Ham’s permanent managers (43.61%)
Alan Curbishley – Holds the best win Premier League win percentage at West Ham (37.10%)
Gianfranco Zola – The Italian was the club’s first foreign manager. Holds the worst win percentage of all West Ham’s permanent managers (28.75%)
Avram Grant – The Israeli was the first West Ham manager from outside the EU. Holds the worst win percentage of league games of all permanent managers (18.92%)