This is a list of Cambridge United managers
since the 1970/71
season and the club's inception into the Football League
. The club had 15 permanent managers as a league club until it was relegated to the Football Conference
in 2005, as well as 3 who took the role on a caretaker basis. Only John Beck
has held the role more than once, including a spell from 1990 to 1992 which is generally considered one of the most successful in the club's history.
The club is currently managerless following the departure of Martin Ling
in February 2010, when the club was placed under the caretaker management of CRC
manager Jez George.
Managers since 1970
This list includes all those who have managed the club since 1970, when the club joined the Football League for the first time, whether managing on a full-time or caretaker basis. Games played include all league and cup matches (if applicable), and the win percentage is calculated from the total of games.
The above table lists managers since Cambridge United's election to the Football League
, however the club existed for some 58 years before 1970
. Some of the managers that took charge of Cambridge in this earlier period between the end of the Second World War
and 1970 include:
- Roy Kirk (1964 - 1966)
- Alan Moore (1960 - 1963)
- Bill Craig (1959 - 1960)
- Bert Johnson (1955 - 1959)
- Gerald Williams (1955)
- Bill Whittaker (1949 - 1955)
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