The renovation of "Cholo" Simeone by Atlético de Madrid has set precedents both in the Spanish League and in Europe. He arrived in 2011 at the colchonero club and, after extending its contract until 2022, it will become one of the longest running coaches on the same bench (if it complies with the established, they will be, at least, 11 years in the team). Simeone wants to sneak into a select historical club, although it will not be easy to reach the podium.
The former coach of Manchester United accumulated 27 seasons behind him with the "red devils" after 8 years in Aberdeen. With the English club he created an unforgettable story: there are not left behind the 13 leagues, 5 cups of England (FA), 10 Community Shields, four Cups of the League of England, 2 Champions League, one European Super Cup, one Cup of Europe, an Intercontinental and a Club World Cup. An enviable record.
Guy Roux has led a life linked to Auxerre. The former coach has been linked to the French entity for 42 years, from 1961 to 2005, with short breaks in the years 1962, 2000 and 2001. However, he also played in the club since 1952, and became a coach as soon as he retired. of the playing fields. Among his successes are the promotion to Ligue 1 in 1980 (when he took the reins was in the third division) and its subsequent achievement in the 1995/1996 season, the French Cup in 1994 and the UEFA semifinals in the 1992 season / 1993. Currently the team plays in the second division.
The one born in Portadown was almost always linked to Portadown. He started training the Northern Ireland team in 1986 (almost 1987, he picked it up in December). He managed to win the league title in 1990 and repeated the feat in the following campaign, in addition to winning the Irish Cup. He managed to win the regular competition again in the 1995/1996 and 2001/2002 campaigns. In total, he won 23 trophies and left the team after completing more than 1,000 games in the league. An achievement within the reach of very few.
We could continue talking about the continuity of Arsene Wenger until recently: the former Arsenal coach retired last season after accumulating 21 seasons in front of the "gunner" team. The Frenchman has discovered authentic football legends such as Cesc Fabregas, Thiery Henry (who came from not having a good season at Juventus) or Robin Van Persie. To his credit he has 16 titles: 3 Premier League (the last, in 2004, achieved without losing any matches), 7 FA Cup and 7 Community Shield. He always stayed inside the thorn of not having achieved any Champions League, despite playing the final against FC Barcelona in 2006.
The Ukrainian served as the Dynamo Kyiv's top manager for 19 seasons, although he did so in separate periods: from 1974 to 1982, then from 1984 to 1990 and, finally, from 1997 to 2002. To his credit, he has 13 local leagues, in addition to a recopa in the year 1986. During the first two years that the team took, and won the league competitions in the country. His scientific method revolutionized football: Shevchenko talked about him and said he "learned from him that you can only get good results if you believe in yourself".