PART ONE: What constitutes success for a Premier League manager?

The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast

Mar 2 2023 • 50 mins

In part one of a two-part investigation into the state of Premier League management, host Ali Maxwell & The Athletic's Michael Cox, Mark Carey and Liam Tharme, explore the many reasons why it is becoming impossible to become a 'long-serving' manager in the most demanding league in the world... How long is the optimum tenure of a Premier League manager now, how Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger warped our perceptions of longevity and success, how PL data compares to the other major European leagues and if increased media scrutiny, player power and data analytics has simply made the job more draining! Produced by Adonis Pratsides and Ben Green *** This episode is brought to you by Betterhelp, Visit today to get 10% off your first month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit