17 Dec 2010

Ricki Herbert among top 10 football managers in the world

6:06 pm on 17 December 2010

The British football magazine World Soccer has rated All Whites and Wellington Phoenix coach among the top 10 managers in the world.

The vote by readers from more than 40 countries ranked Herbert ninth, with Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho ranked first.

The Spanish and Barcelona midfielder Xavi was voted player of the year, beating out club teammate Lionel Messi for the award.