The England technical association recognized the work of the German, who guided Liverpool to the league title.
The coach of Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, was crowned Coach of the Year by the League Technicians Association (LMA). The German guided the Reds to their first ever title in English soccer after 30 years. The team of Anfield he only lost three games in the Premier League and finished with 99 points, 18 more than his escort Manchester City.
After receiving the Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy, named after the iconic former Manchester United manager, Klopp said: “I am absolutely delighted to be named the winner of this wonderful Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy, named after a man I admire so much. It feels very special to win this award because it is voted by my colleagues. “
He added: “It is an honor to be in the company of so many coaches who have been named Coaches of the Year by the LMA, including Liverpool coaches like Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Kenny Dalglish and, in recent years, Brendan Rodgers. “
“Everything we have accomplished in Liverpool this year could not have been done without the excellent input of my coaching staff; it makes us a truly special group of football brains. I love working with my coaches, my players and everyone in Liverpool and, for Of course, I am grateful for the support of all of our wonderful fans. “
Leeds United’s Marcelo Bielsa was named the Championship’s Best Coach of the Year, after guiding the Yorkshire giants to the title and a return to the Premier League after a 16-year absence.
– LMA (@LMA_Managers) July 27, 2020
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