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Manager History
Thomas Mitchell would become the first Rovers boss way back in 1884. Current Rovers manager Mark Hughes is the 30th different man to be at the helm for the club in its long history.

Two men, Bob Crompton (1926-1930 and 1938-1941) and Johnny Carey (1953-1958 and 1970-1971) have twice managed Rovers.

*COMING SOON* Hopefully each manager will be explained in more detail, by clicking on his name you will go to his profile.

2004-Present: Mark Hughes
2000-2004: Graeme Souness
1999-2000: Tony Parks
1998-1999: Brian Kidd
1997-1998: Roy Hodgson
1995-1997: Ray Harford
1991-1996: Kenny Dalglish
1987-1991: Don Mackay
1981-1986: Bobby Saxton
1979-1981: Howard Kendall
1978-1979: John Pickering
1978: Jim Iley
1975-1978: Jim Smith
1974-1975: Gordon Lee
1971-1973: Ken Furphy
1970-1971: Johnny Carey
1967-1970: Eddie Quiqley
1960-1967: Jack Marshall
1958-1960: Dally Duncan
1953-1958: Johnny Carey
1949-1953: Jackie Bestall
1947-1949: Jack Bruton
1947: Will Scott
1944-1947: Eddie Hapgood
1938-1941: Bob Crompton
1936-1938: Reg Taylor
1931-1936: Arthur Barritt
1926-1930: Bob Crompton
1922-1926: Jack Carr
1903-1925: R B Middleton
1896-1903: J Warmsley
1884-1896: Thomas Mitchell
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Date:Wednesday August 16 2006
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