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FM Awards: Young Manager of the Season


These are the only awards where Steve Kean and Jurgen Klopp rub shoulders, Neil Lennon and Paulo Di Canio attempt to out-shout one another and Ole Gunnar Solskjær is legitimately young (and not just baby-faced).

Sport Illustrated are partners of the Young Manager of the Season award. The nominees of outstanding managerial talent, aged 45 or under, are below;

? Diego Simeone (42, Atlético Madrid) -- only took the job in December, but has already delivered his first silverware

? Paul Lambert (42, Norwich) -- back-to-back promotions followed by a nerveless season in the top flight ... makes it all look a bit easy, really

? Brendan Rodgers (39, Swansea) -- for doing 'the impossible'... comfortably surviving a first Premier League season while continuing to play passing football

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? Ole Gunnar Solskjær (39, Molde) -- for winning the Norwegian league in his first season in the hot seat

? Frank de Boer (41, Ajax) -- for delivering back-to-back championships with a resurgent Ajax

Click on the links to register your votes ahead of the winners being announced on May 18th


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