Greatest Managers

What Makes A Great Manager?

August 5, 2013
By Musa Okwonga


Dissecting the necessary talents for coaching excellence is no easy feat, though there is a short answer: To be one of the all-time best requires a bewildering range of skills.

In the words of Roots Manuva, a great manager should be "All Things To All Men." Among other concerns, he must be a warrior for his players in both the dugout and the press room; if approaching other players in the transfer market, he must be a charmer; at the same time, he should be a figurehead for ...

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