Youngest and oldest UEFA competition-winning coaches

Who are the youngest and oldest coaches to have won the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA European Championship? UEFA.com does the math.

Josep Guardiola coach of FC Barcelona celebrates after Barcelona won 2-0 during the UEFA Champions League Final
Josep Guardiola coach of FC Barcelona celebrates after Barcelona won 2-0 during the UEFA Champions League Final ©Getty Images

Youngest major UEFA club competition final winning coaches
33y 213d: André Villas-Boas (Porto, 2011 UEFA Europa League)
33y 308d: Gianluca Vialli (Chelsea, 1998 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup)
34y 102d*: Sven-Göran Eriksson (IFK Göteborg, 1982 UEFA Cup)
34y 163d: Víctor Fernández (Real Zaragoza, 1995 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup)
36y 101d: Joaquim Rifé (Barcelona, 1979 European Cup Winners' Cup)

Youngest UEFA Champions League winning coach
38y 129d: Josep Guardiola (Barcelona, 2009)

Youngest European Champion Clubs' Cup winning coach
36 yrs 184 days: José Villalonga (Real Madrid, 1956)

Bob Houghton in 1979
Bob Houghton in 1979©Getty Images

Youngest major UEFA club competition final losing coaches
31y 229d: Bob Houghton (Malmö, 1979 European Champion Clubs' Cup)
32y 151d: Ricardo Gomes (Paris Saint-Germain, 1997 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup)
34y 245d: Matthias Sammer (Borussia Dortmund, 2002 UEFA Cup)
35y 12d*: Jupp Heynckes (Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1980 UEFA Cup)
35y 102d*: Sven-Göran Eriksson (Benfica, 1983 UEFA Cup)

Oldest UEFA club competition winning coaches
71y 231d: Raymond Goethals (Marseille, 1993 UEFA Champions League)
68y 16d: Jupp Heynckes (Bayern München, 2012 UEFA Champions League)
66y 142d: Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United, 2008 UEFA Champions League)
64y 85d: Sir Bobby Robson (Barcelona, 1997 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup)
64y 79d: Joe Fagan (Liverpool, 1984 European Champion Clubs' Cup)

Oldest UEFA Cup winning coach
63 years 295 days: Mircea Lucescu (Shakhtar Donetsk, 2009) 

Oldest UEFA Europa League winning coach
53 years 39 days: Rafael Benítez (Chelsea, 2013)

Youngest UEFA European Championship winning coach
44 years 192 days: José Villalonga (Spain, 1964)

Oldest UEFA European Championship winning coach
69 years 334 days: Luis Aragonés (Spain, 2008) 

Major UEFA club competition is defined as European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League or UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

*calculated from second leg

José Villalonga after winning the 1964 European Championship as Spain coach
José Villalonga after winning the 1964 European Championship as Spain coach©Getty Images