Mick McCarthy is one of the most respected managers in the Barclays Premier League, thanks in no small part to his direct and honest approach to the game.
Former England boss Steve McClaren has a fantastic coaching and management CV, and is currently working under Harry Redknapp at Sky Bet Championship side QPR.
Malky Mackay has made an incredible impact at Cardiff City in his two years in charge after joining from Watford, and in April 2013 guided the Bluebirds into the Barclays Premier League for the first time.
Neil McDonald enjoyed an impressive playing career, notably making 180 appearances for Newcastle United in his native north-east.
In a professional career lasting 17 years during which he clocked up over 500 senior appearances, Paisleyborn Micky Mellon took his first senior post when becoming assistant manager at Lancaster City in June 2006.
Graham Mitchell clocked up over 500 league appearances during a professional playing career, having emerged from the Huddersfield Town academy in 1986.
In his first season in charge of Bristol City, Derek McInnes guided the npower Championship side to safety, instilling a brand of attractive yet disciplined football.
McDermott began his managerial career with spells at Slough Town and Woking. He joined Reading in December 2000 serving as chief scout and reserve team manager.
Roberto Martinez became Wigan Athletic manager in the summer of 2009, returning to the club where he’d made his name as a player in the mid-1990s.