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Abramovich hired as many Chelsea managers as Man Utd have had in 74 years!

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has appointed as many managers during his ownership as Manchester United have had in their modern history!

Abramovich has had NINE managers in nine years as Chelsea owner - Manchester United have had nine bosses in... 74 years.


Rafa Benitez (Nov 2012-?)

Roberto Di Matteo (Mar 2012-Nov 2012)

Andre Villas-Boas (Jun 2011-Mar 2012)

Carlo Ancelotti (Jul 2009-May 2011)

Guus Hiddink (Feb 2009-Jun 2009)

Phil Scolari (Jul 2008-Feb 2009)

Avram Grant (Sep 2007-May 2008)

Jose Mourinho (Jul 2004-Sep 2007)

Claudio Ranieri (Jul 2003-Jul 2004)


Alex Ferguson (Nov 1986-present)

Ron Atkinson (Jun 1981-Nov 1986)

Dave Sexton (Jul 1977-Apr 1981)

Tommy Docherty (Dec 1972-Jul 1977)

Frank O'Farrell (Jun 1971-Dec 1972)

Wilf McGuinness (Aug 1970-Dec 1970)

Matt Busby (Feb 1945-Jun 1969)

Walter Crickmer (Aug 1944-Feb 1945)

Jimmy Porter (Aug 1938-May 1944)

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