Sunderland Manager History and Statistics

Manager history and statistics from all current and previous Sunderland Managers

The Clubs Managers

Sunderland have had 32 managers to date and the clubs combined manager totals are 1,987 wins,1,182 draws and 1,732 losses from 4,901 total first class games played.

Trigger Happy Chairmen?

Sunderland managers average 140 games per spell.

Gus Poyet has reached 34 games this spell.

Sky Bet Manager Specials

All Sunderland Managers

ManagerFromUntilHonsWDLTotalWin%
Gus Poyet2013Now0126163435.29
Kevin Ball201320130102333.33
Paolo Di Canio2013201303371323.08
Martin O'Neill2011201302120256631.82
Eric Black20112011000110.00
Steve Bruce2009201102928419829.59
Ricky Sbragia20082009067132623.08
Roy Keane20062008142174110042.00
Niall Quinn200620060105616.67
Kevin Ball2006200601271010.00
Mick McCarthy20032006163265814742.86
Howard Wilkinson20022003048152714.81
Peter Reid199520022159959935345.04
Mick Buxton1993199502524277632.89
Terry Butcher199319930138224330.23
Malcolm Crosby1991199302213225738.60
Denis Smith19871991287637922937.99
Bob Stokoe198719870324933.33
Lawrie McMenemy1985198702622378530.59
Len Ashurst1984198502116296631.82
Alan Durban19811984037405313028.46
Ken Knighton1979198113425308938.20
Billy Elliott19781979014762751.85
Jimmy Adamson1976197802928288534.12
Ian MacFarlane197619760214728.57
Bob Stokoe19721976288495519245.83
Alan Brown19681972061658421029.05
Ian McColl19651968039275812431.45
George Hardwick196419650163143348.48
Alan Brown1957196411388810633241.57
Bill Murray19391957018514018450936.35
John Cochrane19281939321512216950642.49
Bob Kyle19051928136715328380345.70
Alex Mackie189919051104466421448.60
Tom Watson188818963119284419162.30