Liverpool FC Managers

A reverse-chronological timeline of Liverpool Football Club’s managers down the years.

Jurgen Klopp

2015 – 

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, October 9, 2015: Liverpool's new manager Jürgen Klopp during a photo-call at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


Brendan Rodgers

2012 – 2015

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 13, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


Kenny Dalglish

2011 – 2012

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 9, 2011: Liverpool's manager Kenny Dalglish MBE before the FA Cup 3rd Round match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. (Photo by: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

League Cup 2012


Roy Hodgson

2010 – 2011

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, July 1, 2010: Liverpool Football Club's new manager Roy Hodgson during a photo-call at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


Rafa Benitez

2004 – 2010

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - WEDNESDAY JUNE 16 2004: Rafael Benitez poses for a photograph with the famous 'This is Anfield' sign in the tunnel at Anfield as he is unveiled as Liverpool FC's new manager. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Champions League 2005
FA Cup 2006


Gerard Houllier

1998 – 2004

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 5, 2003: Liverpool's manager Ge?rard Houllier walks out to face Manchester United during the Premiership match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

League Cup 2003
League Cup 2001
FA Cup 2001
UEFA Cup 2001
European Super Cup 2001
Charity Shield 2001


Roy Evans & Gerard Houllier

1998

Gerard Houllier (right), who has joined Liverpool Manager Roy Evans, to form a managerial partnership at Anfield, today (Thursday). See PA Story SOCCER Liverpool. PA Photos


Roy Evans

1994 – 1998

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 6, 1996: Liverpool's manager Roy Evans against Coventry City during the Premiership match at Highfield Road. Coventry won 1-0. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

League Cup 1995


Graeme Souness

1991 – 1994

Graeme Souness and his squad

FA Cup 1992


Ronnie Moran

1991 (Caretaker)

VLADIKAVKAZ, RUSSIA - Monday, September 11, 1995: Liverpool's coach Ronnie Moran training at the Republican Spartak Stadium ahead of the UEFA Cup 1st Round 1st Leg match against FC Alania Spartak Vladikavkaz. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


Kenny Dalglish

1985 – 1991

Delighted Liverpool players (from left) Graham Souness, Kenny Dalglish and Alan Hansen celebrate with the Milk Cup trophy after they defeated Manchester United 2-1 in extra time at Wembley. It was Liverpool's third successive triumph in the competition, giving manager Bob Paisley a winning farewell to Wembley etires at the end of the season.

Div 1 Champions 1986, 88, 90
FA Cup 1986, 89


Joe Fagan

1983 – 1985

(L-R) The Liverpool coaching team of Chris Lawler, Roy Evans, manager Joe Fagan and Ronnie Moran celebrate with the European Cup

Div 1 Champions 1984
League Cup 1984
European Cup 1984


Bob Paisley

1974 – 1983

Bob Paisley, Manager - Picture by: Peter Robinson / EMPICS Sport

Div 1 Champions 1976, 77, 79, 80, 82, 83
League Cup 1981, 82, 83
European Cup 1977, 78, 81
UEFA Cup 1976
European Super Cup 1977


Bill Shankly

1959 – 1974

Liverpool's legendary Bill Shankly. Turning towards the Kop end of Anfield, Shankly gets an ovation from the fans who idolised him when Liverpool became League champions.

Div 1 Champions 1964, 1966, 1973
Div 2 Champions 1962
FA Cup winners 1965, 74
UEFA Cup winners 1973


Phil Taylor
1956-59


Don Welsh
1951-56

George Kay
1936-51

Div 1 Champions 1947

George Patterson
1928-36

Matt McQueen
1923-28

David Ashworth
1922-23

Div 1 Champions 1922, 1923

Tom Watson
1896 – 1915

Div 1 Champions 1901, 1906
Div 2 Champions 1905

John McKenna
1882 – 96

Div 2 Champions 1894, 1896