This is part of the “Managers” series on The Arsenal History Society blog, which examines the club through the history of the management.
The index for the whole series is here
Here is Billy Wright’s position in our manager list by success rate. 38.46 was the win percentage.
|20||George Swindin||June 1958||1 May 1962||179||39.11||1|
|21||Billy Wright||May 1962||June 1966||182||38.46|
|22||Stewart Houston||Feb 1995||June 1995||19||36.84|
|23||George Morrell||Feb 1908||April 1915||292||35.27||1*|
|24||Leslie Knighton||April 1919||May 1925||268||34.33|
|25||Stewart Houston||August 1996||Sep 1996||6||33.33|
|26||Steve Burtenshaw||March 1986||May 1986||11||27.27|
Billy Wright – great player but Arsenal’s Third Worst Manager
Billy Wright’s players – Joe Baker
Terry Anderson – an Arsenal tragedy
Pat Rice – a success
Sammy Nelson – signed just before Wright left