Caretaker manager

coach temporarily in charge of a team

In association football a caretaker manager is a person who takes over as the manager when either the current manager is not free, or they leave their team.[1] Caretaker managers can be replaced if a new manager is given a job, or they may become a manager of the team full-time.[2]



  1. "Таблиця відповідностей ліцензій". Access date - 6 June 2023
  2. McNulty, Chris (3 May 2020). "Charlie McGeever and a tale of Cup finals, World Cup winners – and ones that got away". Donegal Sport Hub. Retrieved 3 May 2020. McGeever, at 24, was installed as caretaker manager [of Finn Harps]… Just three days before Christmas in 1984, McGeever took charge of Harps for the first time.