Everton fans craving an end to their side’s trophy drought may now begin to dream of success following the confirmation of Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager.
Over a managerial career spanning nearly 25 years, the Italian has picked up 20 trophies, including three Champions League triumphs and four top-flight titles in as many countries.
The Toffees have not won any silverware since the 1995 FA Cup and Ancelotti’s arrival follows recent tumultuous managerial tenures of Roberto Martinez, Sam Allardyce and Marco Silva – who the Italian replaces.
Everton have failed to win a major trophy since the 1995 FA Cup when they defeated Man Utd
Carlo Ancelotti was named Everton boss with the aim of ending their 25-year trophy drought
Ancelotti’s record puts him among the elite along with Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Tottenham Hotspur’s Jose Mourinho in terms of the most successful managers currently plying their trade in England.
While Ancelotti sits behind Guardiola and Mourinho when it comes to honours won, he does have over twice as many trophies as Merseyside rival Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool.
The German, whose Reds side currently top the Premier League table, won the majority of his eight trophies at Borussia Dortmund, before bringing his first Liverpool silverware – last season’s Champions League title – back to Anfield.
The Italian arrives at Everton with a pedigree of cup wins including the Champions League
And what about the rest of the ‘big six’? Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has just three trophies as a manager to date – but all of them coming in his native Norway.
Solskjaer won six Premier League titles as a player alongside two FA Cups and the Champions League, but only has two Norwegian top-flight titles and one Norwegian Cup triumph to his name while he was managing Molde.
New Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Frank Lampard are the only two Premier League managers without a trophy to their name.
Guardiola currently dominates the collection of domestic trophies in England, but that is nothing in comparison to the amount of trophies Roy Hodgson picked up whilst managing in Sweden.
The Crystal Palace manager won a staggering seven Swedish top-flight trophies during the 1970s and 1980s, while he also picked up honours in Switzerland and Denmark during the 1990s and 2000s.
No manager in the Premier League has won more than Pep Guardiola’s 29 trophies
Another current Premier League manager to have success in Sweden is Brighton’s Graham Potter. At Ostersunds, he won the country’s fourth tier title in 2011 before making it back-to-back promotions by winning the third division a year later.
Meanwhile, three Premier League managers – Guardiola, Mourinho and former Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers – have domestic trebles to their name but only one has a quadruple.
That honour goes to Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder, who in 2001-02 led Alfreton Town to champions of the Northern Counties East Football League, the League Cup, Presidents Cup as well as the Derbyshire Senior Cup. A trophy is a trophy, right?
Ancelotti’s triumphs, however, are more prestigious than Wilder’s semi-professional achievements, and Everton fans will be hoping that he can add to his glittering list of honours during his time in the blue half of Merseyside.
See below for a full list of the honours won by each Premier League manager:
Ancelotti will hope to add to his collection of 20 trophy wins having taken control at Goodison
1. Manchester City – Pep Guardiola (29)
Barcelona: Champions League 2009, 2011, La Liga 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, Copa del Rey 2009, 2012, FIFA Club World Cup 2009, 2011, UEFA Super Cup 2009, 2011 Spanish Super Cup 2009, 2010, 2011, Spanish fourth division (Barcelona B) 2007-08
Bayern Munich: Bundesliga 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, German Cup 2014, 2016, FIFA Club World Cup 2013, UEFA Super Cup 2013
Manchester City: Premier League 2017-18, 2018-19, FA Cup 2019, League Cup 2018, 2019, Community Shield 2018, 2019
2. Tottenham Hotspur – Jose Mourinho (25)
Porto: Champions League 2004, Portuguese League 2002-03, 2003-04, Europa League 2003, Portuguese Cup 2003, Portuguese Super Cup 2003
Chelsea: Premier League 2004-05, 2005-06, 2014-15, FA Cup 2007, League Cup 2005, 2007, 2015, Community Shield 2005
Inter Milan: Champions League 2010, Serie A 2008-09, 2009-10, Italian Cup 2010 Italian Super Cup 2008
Real Madrid: La Liga 2011-12, Copa del Rey 2011, Spanish Super Cup 2012
Manchester United: Europa League 2017, League Cup 2017, Community Shield 2016
Jose Mourinho’s last trophy saw him lift the Europa League with Manchester United in 2017
3. Everton – Carlo Ancelotti (20)
Juventus: Intertoto Cup 1999
AC Milan: Champions League 2003, 2007, Serie A 2003-04, Coppa Italia 2003, FIFA Club World Cup 2007, UEFA Super Cup 2003, 2007, Italian Super Cup 2004,
Chelsea: Premier League 2009-10, FA Cup 2010, Community Shield 2009
Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 2012-13
Real Madrid: Champions League 2014, Copa del Rey 2014, FIFA Club World Cup 2014, UEFA Super Cup 2014
Bayern Munich: Bundesliga 2016-17, German Super Cup 2016, 2017
4. Crystal Palace – Roy Hodgson (13)
Halmstads: Swedish League 1976, 1979
Orebro: Swedish fourth division 1984
Malmo: Swedish league 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, Swedish Cup 1986, 1989
Neuchatel Xamax: Swiss Super Cup 1990
Copenhagen: Danish League 2000-01, Danish Super Cup 2001
Manuel Pellegrini’s first season at Manchester City saw him lift the Premier League title in 2014
5. West Ham United – Manuel Pellegrini (10)
Universidad Catolica: Copa Interamericana 1994, Chilien Cup 1995
LDU Quito: Ecuadorian League 1999
San Lorenzo: Argentine League 2000-01, Copa Mercosur 2001
River Plate: Argentine League 2002-03
Villarreal: Intertoto Cup 2004
Manchester City: Premier League 2013-14, League Cup 2014, 2016
6. Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp (8)
Borussia Dortmund: Bundesliga 2010-11, 2011-12, German Cup 2012, German Super Cup 2013, 2014
Liverpool: Champions League 2018-19, FIFA Club Club Cup 2019, UEFA Super Cup 2019
Jurgen Klopp won Borussia Dortmund the double before Bayern Munich’s dominance
7. Leicester City – Brendan Rodgers (8)
Swansea City: Championship play-offs 2011
Celtic: Scottish Premier League 2016-17, 2017-18, Scottish Cup 2017, 2018, Scottish League Cup 2016 (November), 2017, 2018
8. Sheffield United – Chris Wilder (7)
Alfreton Town: Northern Counties East Football League Premier Division 2001-02, Northern Counties East League Cup 2001-02, Northern Counties East Presidents Cup 2001-02, Derbyshire Senior Cup 2001-02
Oxford United: National League Premier play-offs 2010
Northampton Town: League Two 2015-16
Sheffield United: League One 2016-17
9. Brighton & Hove Albion – Graham Potter (3)
Ostersunds: Swedish fourth division 2011, Swedish third division 2012, Swedish Cup 2017
10. Norwich City – Daniel Farke (3)
Lippstadt: German amateur division 2011-12, German fifth division 2012-13
Norwich City: Championship 2018-19
Daniel Farke celebrates in front of his Norwich stars after winning the Championship in May
11. Manchester United – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (3)
Molde: Norwegian League 2011, 2012, Norwegian Cup 2013
12. Watford – Nigel Pearson (2)
Leicester City: Championship 2013-14, League One 2008-09
13. Newcastle United – Steve Bruce (2)
Birmingham City: Championship play-offs 2002
Hull City: Championship play-offs 2016
14. Bournemouth – Eddie Howe (1)
Bournemouth: Championship 2014-15
15. Wolves – Nuno Espirito Santo (1)
Wolves: Championship 2017-18
16. Burnley – Sean Dyche (1)
Burnley: Championship 2015-16
Sean Dyche’s only trophy success saw him lift the Championship trophy with Burnley in 2016
17. Southampton – Ralph Hassenhuttl (1)
Ingolstadt: German second division 2014-15
18. Aston Villa – Dean Smith (1)
Aston Villa: Championship play-offs 2019
19. Arsenal – Mikel Arteta (0)
20. Chelsea – Frank Lampard (0)