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List Rules The best sports management games, regardless of sport. It can be hockey, wrestling, soccer, football, and etc.

This is a list of the best sport management games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated sport management games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest sport management games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these sport management games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging sport management games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new sport management games.

Examples of games on this list include Out of the Park Baseball and Championship Manager 2007.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best sport management games?" and "What is the greatest sport management game of all time?"
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Championship Manager: Season 0... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2001
Championship Manager: Season 01/02 is a football management computer game in the Sports Interactive's Championship Manager series. It was released in October 2001 exclusively for PC and for Mac ...more

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78 35
Football Manager 2008 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2007
Football Manager 2008 for PC and Apple Macintosh will be in stores before Christmas 2007. Football Manager 2008 is the next iteration of the prize-winning Football Manager series developed by ...more

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45 20
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2006
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2007 is an ice hockey management simulation game in the Eastside Hockey Manager series. It is developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega. The game was ...more

4
52 26
Championship Manager: Season 9... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1997
Championship Manager 97/98 is a game in the Championship Manager series of football management computer games, based on the Championship Manager 2 game engine. It was developed by Sports ...more

5
41 20
Football Manager 2007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2006
Football Manager 2007 is the third game in the Football Manager series of football management simulation games by Sports Interactive, published by Sega. It was released for the PC, Mac, ...more

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37 22
Out of the Park Baseball is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2008
Out of the Park Baseball, abbreviated as OOTP, is a text-based baseball simulation for career, historical, and fictional play. OOTP was originally written in 1998, when lead developer Markus ...more

7
31 19
Championship Manager 93/94 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1993
Championship Manager 93/94 refers to the second installment in the Championship Manager series of football management computer games.

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31 20
Championship Manager is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1992
Championship Manager was the very first game in the popular Championship Manager series of association football management simulation games. The game was originally released on the Amiga and ...more

9
26 16
Championship Manager 96/97 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1996
Championship Manager 96/97 is a game in the Championship Manager series of football management computer games. It was released in September 1996, for the PC and Amiga computers. This was the ...more

10
35 25
Championship Manager 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1999
Championship Manager 3 is a game in the Championship Manager series or football management computer games, the first in the third generation of the series. It was developed by Sports Interactive ...more

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21 12
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2004
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager is an ice hockey management simulation game developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega. It was the first commercial release in the Eastside Hockey Manager ...more

12
25 16
Pro Cycling Manager is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
Pro Cycling Manager is a series of cycling management and real-time simulation games created by Cyanide. The game was first launched in 2001 as Cycling Manager, but the series took on the Pro ...more

13
23 15
Football Manager 2006 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2005
Football Manager 2006 is a game in the Football Manager series of football management simulation games. It is available for PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PSP platforms, and was released in the UK on ...more

14
24 16
Championship Manager: Season 0... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2003
Championship Manager 03/04 is a football management game in the Championship Manager series. The game showcases a whole host of new features and improvements including four new leagues, a ...more

15
13 7
Ultimate Soccer Manager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
Ultimate Soccer Manager
Ultimate Soccer Manager or USM is a soccer management video game serie for MS-DOS, Commodore Amiga and Windows 95, produced by Impressions and distributed by Sierra from 1995 to 1999. The game ...more

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16 10
Total Club Manager 2004 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2003
Total Club Manager 2004 is a football-oriented computer game in the FIFA Manager series, the first sequel to Total Club Manager 2003. It was developed by Electronic Arts and released November ...more

17
18 12
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 20... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2005
NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005 is an ice hockey management simulation game in the Eastside Hockey Manager series. It was developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega. The European ...more

18
19 13
Football Manager 2005 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2004
Football Manager 2005 is a game in the Football Manager computer game series. It was developed by Sports Interactive and released on November 5, 2004, published by Sega. On the 12th February ...more

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20 14
Championship Manager 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1995
Championship Manager 2 is a football management computer game in the Sports Interactive's Championship Manager series. It was released in September 1995 for PC. An Amiga version was released in

20
26 20
Championship Manager 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2003
Championship Manager 4 is a football management game in the Championship Manager series. It was the penultimate game in the series to be developed by Sports Interactive before they and ...more

21
5 0
Football Manager 2012 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
Jens Åge Jakobsen added 2011
Football Manager 2012 is a football management-simulation video game. It was released on Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X on 21 October 2011.

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13 8
Total Club Manager 2005 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
2004
Total Club Manager 2005 is the second sequel to Total Club Manager 2003. It was developed by EA Canada and released October 22, 2004. This game also seen the new feature, Create a Club. This ...more

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21 17
Blood Bowl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1995
Blood Bowl is the turn-based strategy video game adaptation of the popular Games Workshop miniatures game, originally developed for MS-DOS computers by MicroLeague.

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19 15
Premier Manager is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
Premier Manager
Premier Manager is the name of a football management video game series started in 1992. Published by Gremlin Interactive, it was first developed by Realms of Fantasy, later passed to Spanish ...more

25
7 3
Formula One is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports Management Games of All Time, Ranked
1985
Formula One is a Formula One racing management videogame published in 1985 by CRL Group PLC, developed by G.B. Munday and B.P. Wheelhouse for the ZX Spectrum, and converted to Amstrad CPC by ...more