Below is a complete list of West Ham manager records from 1901 to the present day.

The tables below accumulate league, cup and European games, but there are some interesting facts about some of the managers that are worth noting:

Syd King – West Ham’s longest-serving manager (31 years).

Ted Fenton – The first manager to win a league title at West Ham (Old Division Two, 1957/1958).

Ron Greenwood – Won the FA Cup (1964) and UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1965).

John Lyall – Managed the most amount of games for West Ham (708). Won two FA Cups (1975, 1980) and achieved the highest placed finish in the cub’s history (3rd in Old Division One, 1985/1986).

Lou Macari – The Scot was the first non-Englishman to manage West Ham.

Billy Bonds – Holds the best win percentage of all West Ham’s permanent managers (43.61%), not including David Moyes’ current spell at the club.

Gianfranco Zola – The Italian was the club’s first foreign manager. Holds the worst win percentage of all West Ham’s permanent managers (28.75%).

Avram Grant – The Israeli was the first West Ham manager from outside the EU. Holds the worst win percentage of league games of all permanent managers (18.42%).

David Moyes – The first manager in West Ham’s history to return to the club for a second permanent spell. In his second spell, he currently boasts the best win percentage in the club’s history.

There are some managers in our West Ham manager records below that don’t have complete data attached to them. We are working hard to complete our records so please continue to check back regularly for updates.

You can click on each manager’s name to be taken to their individual profile page, which will give a more detailed view of their respective records as West Ham managers. Again, some of these aren’t currently available but we are working through these updates day by day.

West Ham Managers: Full Records
West Ham Managers: Full Records
Period G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Syd King 1901-1932 1,124 439 270 415 1,730 1,651 +79 39.06%
Charlie Paynter 1932-1950 483 200 116 167 782 714 +68 41.41
Ted Fenton 1950-1961 497 203 108 186 896 844 +52 40.85%
Ron Greenwood 1961-1974 655 236 172 247 1,070 1,021 +49 36.03%
John Lyall 1974-1989 775 310 195 270 1,104 1,017 +87 40.00%
Lou Macari 1989-1990 40 15 12 13 57 52 +5 37.50%
Ronnie Boyce 1990 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0.00%
Billy Bonds 1990-1994 237 104 63 70 334 258 +76 43.61%
Harry Redknapp 1994-2001 326 122 82 122 403 415 -12 37.42%
Glenn Roeder 2001-2003 82 26 19 37 97 129 -32 31.71%
Trevor Brooking 2003 20 13 5 2 27 14 +13 65.00%
Alan Pardew 2003-2006 163 67 38 58 217 203 +14 41.10%
Alan Curbishley 2006-2008 71 28 14 29 86 97 -11 39.44%
Kevin Keen 2008 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0.00%
Gianfranco Zola 2008-2010 80 23 21 36 92 112 -20 28.75%
Avram Grant 2010-2011 47 15 12 20 67 78 -11 31.91%
Kevin Keen 2011 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0.00%
Sam Allardyce 2011-2015 181 69 45 67 237 236 +1 38.12%
Slaven Bilic 2015-2017 111 42 30 39 159 166 -7 37.84%
David Moyes 2017-2018 31 9 10 12 38 48 -10 29.03%
Manuel Pellegrini 2018-2019 64 24 11 29 91 99 -8 37.50%
David Moyes 2019-present 94 45 18 31 153 115 +38 47.87%

* Greyed-out rows signify caretaker managers

* Updated: 22nd December 2021

West Ham Managers: League Records
West Ham Managers: League Records
Period G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Syd King 1901-1932 1,038 403 246 389 1,586 1,543 +43 38.82%
Charlie Paynter 1932-1950 453 190 109 154 738 669 +69 41.94%
Ted Fenton 1950-1961 451 182 99 170 794 761 +33 40.35%
Ron Greenwood 1961-1974 550 182 151 217 861 872 -11 33.09%
John Lyall 1974-1989 624 238 156 230 855 838 +17 38.14%
Lou Macari 1989-1990 28 10 8 10 41 35 +6 35.71%
Ronnie Boyce 1990 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0.00%
Billy Bonds 1990-1994 193 82 52 59 262 212 +50 42.42%
Harry Redknapp 1994-2001 269 94 71 104 324 359 -35 34.94%
Glenn Roeder 2001-2003 74 23 18 33 87 115 -28 31.08%
Trevor Brooking 2003 18 11 5 2 21 11 +10 61.11%
Alan Pardew 2003-2006 140 56 33 51 185 175 +10 40.00%
Alan Curbishley 2006-2008 62 23 13 26 73 90 -17 37.10%
Kevin Keen 2008 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0.00%
Gianfranco Zola 2008-2010 72 20 20 32 81 102 -21 27.78%
Avram Grant 2010-2011 37 7 12 18 43 67 -27 18.42%
Kevin Keen 2011 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0.00%
Sam Allardyce 2011-2015 163 62 42 59 217 200 +17 38.04%
Slaven Bilic 2015-2017 87 30 26 31 123 138 -15 34.48%
David Moyes 2017-2018 27 8 9 10 37 45 -8 29.63%
Manuel Pellegrini 2018-2019 57 20 11 26 72 87 -15 35.09%
David Moyes 2019-present 77 34 17 26 124 103 +21 44.16%

* Greyed-out rows signify caretaker managers

* Updated: 22nd December 2021

West Ham Managers: Domestic Cup Records
West Ham Managers: Domestic Cup Records
Period G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Syd King 1901-1932 86 36 24 26 144 108 +36 41.86%
Charlie Paynter 1932-1950 30 10 7 13 44 45 -1 33.33%
Ted Fenton 1950-1961 46 21 9 16 102 83 +19 45.65%
Ron Greenwood 1961-1974 90 46 17 27 183 132 +51 51.11%
John Lyall 1974-1989 136 65 37 34 217 154 +63 47.79%
Lou Macari 1989-1990 12 5 4 3 16 17 -1 41.67%
Ronnie Boyce 1990 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Billy Bonds 1990-1994 40 20 10 10 69 44 +25 50.00%
Harry Redknapp 1994-2001 47 22 9 16 66 50 +16 46.81%
Glenn Roeder 2001-2003 8 3 1 4 10 14 -4 37.50%
Trevor Brooking 2003 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 100.00%
Alan Pardew 2003-2006 21 11 5 5 32 24 +8 52.38%
Alan Curbishley 2006-2008 9 5 1 3 13 7 +6 55.56%
Kevin Keen 2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Gianfranco Zola 2008-2010 8 3 1 4 11 10 +1 37.50%
Avram Grant 2010-2011 10 8 0 2 24 11 +13 80.00%
Kevin Keen 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Sam Allardyce 2011-2015 18 6 4 8 20 36 -16 33.33%
Slaven Bilic 2015-2017 14 8 2 4 23 19 +4 57.14%
David Moyes 2017-2018 4 1 1 2 1 3 -2 25.00%
Manuel Pellegrini 2018-2019 7 4 0 3 18 12 +6 57.14%
David Moyes 2019-present 11 7 0 4 18 9 +9 63.64%

* Greyed-out rows signify caretaker managers

* Updated: 22nd December 2021

West Ham Managers: European Competition Records
West Ham Managers: European Competition Records
Period G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Syd King 1901-1932 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Charlie Paynter 1932-1950 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Ted Fenton 1950-1961 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Ron Greenwood 1961-1974 15 8 4 3 26 17 +9 53.33%
John Lyall 1974-1989 15 7 2 6 32 25 +7 46.67%
Lou Macari 1989-1990 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Ronnie Boyce 1990 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Billy Bonds 1990-1994 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 50.00%
Harry Redknapp 1994-2001 10 6 2 2 13 6 +7 60.00%
Glenn Roeder 2001-2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Trevor Brooking 2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Alan Pardew 2003-2006 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0.00%
Alan Curbishley 2006-2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Kevin Keen 2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Gianfranco Zola 2008-2010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Avram Grant 2010-2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Kevin Keen 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Sam Allardyce 2011-2015 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Slaven Bilic 2015-2017 10 4 2 4 13 9 +4 40.00%
David Moyes 2017-2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Manuel Pellegrini 2018-2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
David Moyes 2019-present 6 4 1 1 11 3 +8 66.67%

* Greyed-out rows signify caretaker managers

* Updated: 15th December 2021

West Ham Managers: Two or more spells
West Ham Managers: Two or more spells...
Period G W D L GF GA GD Win %
David Moyes 2017-2018 & 2019-present 125 54 28 43 191 163 +28 43.20%

* Updated: 22nd December 2021

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