Mick McCarthy was previously the longest-serving manager in the Championship, taking charge of Ipswich Town between 2012 and 2018.
McCarthy was thrust into international management in 1996 after a four year stint with first club Millwall, and he would guide the Republic of Ireland to the 2002 World Cup Finals, albeit their tournament was overshadowed by Roy Keane heading home early.
McCarthy returned to club management with Sunderland in 2003 but could not stop a sinking ship being relegated from the Premier League before earning promotion straight back up.
However, McCarthy again struggled in the Premier League though and found himself back in the Championship with Wolves in 2006, before eventually winning the division in 2008/09, and then proceeding to keep the club in the top-flight for two straight seasons.
McCarthy was sacked in February 2012, and has since been plying his trade in the Championship with Ipswich Town.
|Ipswich Town||279||105||78||96||37.6||02 Nov 2012 - 10 Apr 2018|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||270||104||66||100||38.5||21 Jul 2006 - 13 Feb 2012|
|Sunderland||147||63||26||58||42.9||12 Mar 2003 - 06 Mar 2006|
|Republic of Ireland||68||29||20||19||42.6||01 Mar 1996 - 05 Nov 2002|
|Millwall||203||74||70||59||36.5||18 Mar 1992 - 04 Feb 1996|