Carlos Corberan


7 Best Football Managers Under the Age of 40

Hannes Wolf, head coach of Stuttgart celebrates winning the 2. Second Bundesliga Championship title with the Championship trophy after the 2. Second Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart...

The vast majority of professional football managers, unsurprisingly, are former professional football players. Given that professional footballers, on average, retire at the age of 35, very few move into first team management before their late 30’s at the earliest. There are one or two exceptions, typically players who have been forced into early retirements through injury but are determined to remain in the game, but this is rare.