Thursday, October 23, 2008

Former NASL Players who Became Managers

Here is a list of former NASL players who went on to manage a national team or a prominent club following their playing career.

Dick Advocaat - Chicago Sting 1979, 1980
Manager: FC Zenit St. Petersburg; Managed: HFC Haarlem, FC Dordrecht. Netherlands, PSV Eindhoven, Rangers FC, Borussia Mönchengladbach, United Arab Emirates, South Korea

Sam Allardyce - Tampa Bay Rowdies 1983
Managed: Bolton, Newcastle

Carlos Alberto Torres - New York Cosmos 1977-1980, 1982
Managed: Botafogo, Azerbaijan

Alan Ball - Philadelphia Fury 1978-1979; Vancouver Whitecaps 1979-1980
Managed: Portsmouth, Southampton, Manchester City

Franz Beckenbauer - New York Cosmos 1977-1980, 1983
Managed: West Germany, Marseille, Bayern Munich

Johan Cruijff - LA Aztecs 1979-1980; Washington Diplomats 1980-1981
Managed: Ajax, FC Barcelona

Ruud Krol - Vancouver Whitecaps 1980
Managed: Zamalek, Egypt

Brian Kidd - Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1982-1983; Minnesota Stirkers 1984
Managed: Blackburn Rovers

Wim Jansen - Washington Diplomats 1980
Managed: Feyenoord, Celtic, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Urawa Red Diamonds

Geoff Hurst - Seattle Sounders 1976
Managed: Chelsea

Ray Hudson - Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1977-1983
Managed: Miami Fusion, DC United, GolTV announcer

George Graham - California Surf 1978
Managed: Millwall, Arsenal, Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur

Trevor Francis - Detroit Express 1978-1979
Managed: QPR, Sheffield Wednesday, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace

Dale Mitchell - Vancouver, Portland, Montreal 1977-1983
Manager: Canada

Glenn Myernick - Dallas, Portland, Tampa Bay 1977-1984
Managed: US U-17, Colorado Rapids, US U-23

Harry Redknapp - Seattle Sounders 1976-1979
Manager: Portsmouth; Managed: West Ham, Southampton

Wim Rijsbergen - New York Cosmos 1979-1983
Managed: FC Volendam, NAC Breda, FC Groningen, Universidad Catolica, Trinidad and Tobago

Bruce Rioch - Seattle Sounders 1979-1980
Managed: Middlesbrough, Millwall, Bolton, Arsenal, Norwich City, Wigan, Odense, Aalborg

Thomas Rongen - LA, Washington, Ft. Lauderdale 1979-1986
Managed: Tampa Bay Mutiny, New England Revs, DC United, Chivas USA, US U-20

Hugo Sanchez - San Diego Sockers 1978-1980
Managed: U.N.A.M., Necaxa, Mexico, Mexico U-23

Graeme Souness - Montreal Olympique 1972
Managed: Rangers, Liverpool, Galatasaray, Southampton, Torino, Benfica, Blackburn, Newcastle

Wolfgang Suhnholz - Toronto Metros-Croatia 1976-1978
Managed: US U-20

Colin Todd - Vancouver Whitecaps 1984
Manager: Randers FC; Managed: Middlesbrough, Bolton, Derby County

Peter Withe - Portland Timbers - 1975
Managed: Wimbledon, Thailand, Indonesia

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