The managers who missed out and why
The reason not enough domestic success to complement his formidable continental record
The reason the formative era in which he excelled meant the competitions he won weren’t weighted sufficiently
The reason no continental success to complement his supreme trophy record at Rangers
The reason a lot of good jobs but not enough trophies to go with them.
The reason in a long career, was only truly brilliant for a brief period in the ’50s.
The reason his biggest successes were offset by the amount of money spent on them.
The reason only created one truly great team.
The reason with a title and a World Cup won two of the most valued trophies. Unfortunately, they were his only two.
The reason despite winning more domestic titles than any other manager, there are strong doubts about how much influence he actually had
Cesar Luis Menotti
The reason the dubious 1978 World Cup win was actually in the middle of a relatively modest career.
The reason a victory in the 1976 European Cup final would have put Herbin into the list.
The reason a victory in the 1982 World Cup to go with his 1992 Copa Libertadores would have been enough.
The reason the formative era in which he excelled meant the competitions he won weren’t weighted sufficiently.
The reason built well on Bela Guttmann’s work at Benfica but never took them to the same heights.