The top men and their salaries


Tuesday, August 17 – 1982
What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division.

Club Manager Salary Contract remaining
Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years
Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years
Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on”
Brighton Mike Bailey £25,000 No contract
Coventry Dave Sexton £30,000 2 year “roll on”
Everton Howard Kendall £35,000 4 years
Ipswich Bobby Ferguson £25,000 2 years
Liverpool Bob Paisley £50,000 7 years
Luton Town David Pleat £20,000 3 years
Manchester City John Bond £45,000 3 years
Manchester United Ron Atkinson £40,000 3 years
Norwich City Ken Brown £20,000 2 year “roll on”
Nottingham Forest Brian Clough £60,000 3 years
Notts County Jimmy Sirrel £20,000 No contract
Southampton Lawrie McMenemy £50,000 10 years
Stoke City Richie Barker £20,000 2 years
Sunderland Alan Durban £25,000 unsigned 5 year contract
Swansea John Toshack £30,000 5 years
Tottenham Keith Burkinshaw £30,000 3 years (unsigned)
Watford Graham Taylor £30,000 3 years
West Bromwich Ron Wylie £20,000 3 years
West Ham John Lyall £30,000 5 years

(Daily Express, 17-08-1982)

Brian Clough
Brian Clough

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