The world of management can at times be a long and grueling process. On the other hand it can all be over in the blink of an eye. With so much to prepare, a coaching role can be as unpredictable as a team's season. This is largely in part down to a number of different reasons. In the first instance, there is of course players' temperaments which many have to handle on daily basis.
In addition to this, a manager has to take into account the fact that they will have to face an unpredictable chairman who only has a thirst for success. Whether this is Roman Abrahamovich or a lower league side, a manager has to face everything that is literally thrown at him. Furthermore, a coach can rise up the ranks quickly and bring success to a particular club. This could turn him into a folk here which is precisely what has occurred at Bournemouth.
Just six years ago, manager Eddie Howe was fighting not only for his job but for the clubs existence. The Cherries were on the brink of going out of the Football League as we know it. Fast forward to May 2015 and thanks to a 3-0 win over Bolton Wanderers, Bournemouth have reached the promised land of the Premier League. On top of this, Bournemouth have achieved this footballing milestone for the first time in their history. They followed this up with an away win at Charlton Athletic to clinch the Championship League title.
Eddie Howe and his coaching staff have masterminded without question one of the greatest soccer triumphs of all time. Come August, Bournemouth will welcome the likes of Manchester United not to mention champions Chelsea to the Goldsands stadium next season. So who have been some of the best under rated managers down the years?
10 Steve Bruce
9 Howard Kendall
8 Sam Allardyce
7 Mark Hughes
6 Michael Laudrup
5 Ronald Koeman
4 Joe Fagan
3 Alan Pardew
2 Mark Warburton
1 Diego Simeone
Since he arrived in La Liga, Diego Simeone has achieved wondrous success in charge at the at the Vicente Calderon. The former Argentinean international has driven Atletico to a Europa League title and the highly sought after La Liga title just last year. In fact Atletico were very much on for the double in 2014 when they also reached the UEFA Champions League Final. They came up against Real Madrid and were winning with just moments remaining. Much to Simeone's despair, up popped Sergio Ramos with a towering header and the rest as they say is history. With limited funds and a real hunger for the game, Simeone is incredibly underrated and will definitely go on to bigger and brighter things.
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