Zinedine Zidane & 9 Different Managers Who Triumphantly Returned
Zinedine Zidane returned to Actual Madrid on Monday simply 10 months after resigning from the reigning European Champions.
Right here, Match of Day takes a have a look at Zidane and different well-known managers who returned to their former golf equipment, some greater than as soon as.
Zinedine Zidane (Actual Madrid)
2016-2018, 2019 –
Throughout his first tenure as Actual Madrid supervisor Zidane introduced unbelievable success to the Spanish giants, delivering three Champions League trophies in his two and a half years on the membership.
Since his departure, nonetheless, all has not been effectively on the Bernabeu with each Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari having been sacked in lower than a yr, and the Madrid membership out of European soccer.
Kevin Keegan (Newcastle)
Keegan turned the darling of St James’ Park in a unbelievable five-year spell accountable for Newcastle throughout which he took the Magpies from the second division to the brink of a Premier League title whereas taking part in scintillating attacking soccer.
However after Newcastle collapsed to reward Manchester United the 1996 league crown, Keegan left the membership earlier than returning 11 years later. It was a short-lived homecoming, although, as he fell out with controversial proprietor Mike Ashley and resigned after lower than 9 months in cost.
Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)
‘King Kenny’ turned supervisor for a second time at Anfield in 2011, twenty years after an emotional resignation introduced the tip to his first, trophy-laden stint.
Dalglish led the Reds to the 2012 League Cup, which stays their solely title since 2006, however left on the finish of the 2011-2012 season after a disappointing eighth-placed league end.
Jupp Heynckes (Bayern Munich)
1987-1991, 2009, 2011-2013, 2017-2018
Heynckes has received 4 Bundesliga titles as Bayern coach — the primary in 1989 and the newest simply final yr.
He left for a 3rd time after sealing an unbelievable 2013 treble of Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup titles, and returned to steer Bayern out of a disaster in 2017 when Carlo Ancelotti was sacked.
Fabio Capello (Actual Madrid)
Capello led Actual to the La Liga title in his first season in cost, and signed key gamers comparable to Clarence Seedorf and Roberto Carlos, solely to be sacked.
He got here again to the Spanish capital 10 years later and helped Actual finish a four-year anticipate a serious title as he received La Liga in 2007, however was sacked once more simply weeks later for his pragmatic taking part in type.
Fatih Terim (Turkey)
1993-1996, 2005-2009, 2013-2017
Terim has been some of the profitable managers in Turkey’s historical past, main the nationwide facet to the Euro 2008 semi-finals in his second spell as coach.
A 3rd stint led to 2017, however persevering with his pattern of preferring acquainted environment, he rejoined Galatasaray for a fourth time.
Marcello Lippi (Juventus)
Lippi received three Serie A titles and solely the second Champions League crown in Juventus’ historical past within the 1990s, earlier than leaving to hitch their nice rivals Inter Milan.
But it surely didn’t take lengthy for him to return after being sacked by Inter, as he changed the sacked Carlo Ancelotti in Turin, happening to take Juve to a different Champions League last in 2003.
Matt Busby (Manchester United)
Busby was, no doubt, one of many sport’s biggest ever managers, having survived the tragic Munich air catastrophe in 1958 that decimated his much-loved ‘Busby Babes’ facet to assist United develop into the primary English winners of the European Cup 10 years later.
He retired the next season, however briefly returned to the Previous Trafford dugout after the sacking of Wilf McGuinness.
Jose Mourinho (Chelsea)
Mourinho received main titles in all three seasons of his first spell at Chelsea, and returned in 2013 amid nice fanfare, declaring himself “the glad one”.
He received the Premier League title in his second season again, however was sacked a second time after a catastrophic begin to the Blues’ title defence in 2015.
Leonardo Jardim (Monaco)
Jardim led a younger Monaco facet to the 2017 French title, toppling the may and cash of Paris Saint-Germain. Regardless of shedding a bunch of key gamers, his facet completed second final season, however he was dumped and changed by Thierry Henry after a dreadful begin to the present marketing campaign.
Monaco sacked Henry three months later, although, admitting it had been “untimely” to dismiss Jardim and reinstating the Portuguese as boss.
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