Arsenal FC's Arsene Wenger becomes European football's longest-serving manager

Wenger arrived at Highbury in October 1996.

Arsenal FC's Arsene Wenger becomes European football's longest-serving manager

New Delhi: After Ronnie McFall stepped down from his position as Portadown boss on Saturday, Arsenal's Arsene Wenger became the longest-serving manager in European football.

McFall ended his 29-year stay at the Irish club after his side was beaten by Lurgan Celtic in the Irish Cup quarter-final.

McFall took over at Portadown in December 1986, while Wenger arrived at Highbury in October 1996.

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