Harry Newbould: 1900-1906; FA Cup finalists 1903

Jimmy Methven: 1906-1922; Division Two champions 1911/12, 1914/15

Cecil Potter: 1922-1925

George Jobey: 1925-1941; Division Two promotion 1925/26; Division One runners-up 1929/30, 1935/36; Central League champions 1935/36

Ted Magner: 1944-1946; Football League North champions and Midland Cup winners 1944/45

Stuart McMillan: 1946-1953; FA Cup winners 1946

Jack Barker: 1953-1955

Harry Storer: 1955-1962; Division Three (North) champions 1956/57

Tim Ward: 1962-1967

Brian Clough: 1967-1973; Division Two champions 1968/69; Division One champions 1971/72; European Cup semi-finalists 1972/73; Watney Cup winners 1970; Texaco Cup winners 1971/72; Central League champions 1971/72

Dave Mackay: 1973-1976; Division One champions 1974/75

Colin Murphy: 1976-1977

Tommy Docherty: 1977-1979

Colin Addison: 1979-1982

John Newman: 1982

Peter Taylor: 1982-1984

Roy McFarland: 1984

Arthur Cox: 1984-1993; Division Three promotion 1985/86; Division Two champions 1986/87; Central League champions 1985/86.

Roy McFarland: 1993-95

Jim Smith: 1995-2001; Division One (new) runners-up and promoted to the Premier League 1995/96; Premiership Reserve League (South) champions 1999/2000, 2000/01

Colin Todd: 2001-2002

John Gregory: 2002-2003

George Burley: 2003-2005

Phil Brown: 2005-2006

Terry Westley: 2006

Billy Davies: 2006-2007; Coca-Cola Championship play-off winners and promoted to Premier League 2006/07

Paul Jewell: 2007-2008

Nigel Clough: 2009-2013

Steve McClaren: 2013-2015

Paul Clement: 2015-2016

Darren Wassall: 2016

Nigel Pearson: 2016

Steve McClaren: 2016-2017

Gary Rowett: 2017