The Sack Race

Walter Mazzarri watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Walter Mazzarri: 'I am 100% not leaving Watford this summer'
Walter Mazzarri insists that "something terrible must happen" for him to call time on his Watford tenure this summer, just one year into the three-year deal signed.
Apr 20, 21:40
Paul Hartley manager of Dundee during the Pre Season Friendly match between Morecambe and Dundee at the Globe Arena on July 19, 2014
Dundee sack manager Paul Hartley after seven consecutive defeats
Dundee announce the sacking of manager Paul Hartley after seven consecutive defeats left the club's Scottish Premiership place in jeopardy.
Apr 17, 20:43
Waford boss Gianfranco Zola during the match against Nottingham Forest on August 25, 2013
Gianfranco Zola resigns as Birmingham City manager
Gianfranco Zola resigns as Birmingham City manager after winning just two of his 24 league games in charge at St Andrew's Stadium.
Apr 17, 18:03
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy and assistant Terry Connor on September 23, 2015
Mick McCarthy: 'I am not walking away from Ipswich Town'
Mick McCarthy describes those who accuse him of ruining Ipswich Town as "cobblers" and vows not to walk away from the club at the end of the season.
Apr 13, 21:31
A general view of Blundell Park ahead of the Vanarama Football Conference League match between Grimsby Town and Eastleigh FC at Blundell Park on May 3, 2015
Grimsby Town sack manager Marcus Bignot after just five months
Grimsby Town announce that they have parted company with manager Marcus Bignot after just five months in charge.
Apr 10, 16:25
Opposing bosses David Moyes and Jose Mourinho look on as their sides do battle at Old Trafford on August 26, 2013
Jose Mourinho "has sympathy" for under-fire David Moyes
Jose Mourinho offers support to opposite number David Moyes ahead of this weekend's meeting, coming on the back of a testing week for the Sunderland boss.
Apr 7, 15:50
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes backed following "wholly unacceptable" comments
Sunderland condemn the "slap" comments made by manager David Moyes to a BBC reporter last month, but publicly back the Scotsman to remain in charge.
Apr 4, 14:53
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
West Ham United board give Slaven Bilic vote of confidence
West Ham United's board releases a statement insisting that manager Slaven Bilic's job is not under threat despite falling to a fourth straight defeat.
Apr 2, 13:08
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic expecting more speculation over future after Hull City loss
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic expects to face more questions over his future following his side's defeat to Hull but insists that speculation does not bother him.
Apr 1, 22:38
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Karren Brady: 'No plans to sack Slaven Bilic'
West Ham United vice-chair Karren Brady denies reports that the club are preparing to sack manager Slaven Bilic.
Apr 1, 13:52
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes: 'Sunderland fans don't want change of manager'
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists that the club needs stability and claims that the fans do not want to see him sacked despite their perilous league position.
Mar 30, 19:03
A general view of the Leyton Orient signage prior to the Sky Bet League One semi final second leg play off match between Leyton Orient and Peterborough United at Matchroom Stadium on May 13, 2014
Danny Webb quits Leyton Orient after two months
Leyton Orient manager Danny Webb quits his job after just two months in charge.
Mar 30, 09:52
Netherlands' coach Danny Blind reacts during the Euro 2016 qualifying fooball match Netherlands vs Czech Republic at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, October 13, 2015
Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind after Bulgaria defeat
The Netherlands part company with manager Danny Blind following a poor run of form.
Mar 26, 21:06
Paul Lambert looks on prior to kickoff during the FA Cup fift- round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 21, 2016
Paul Lambert slams 'disgraceful' sackings
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert labels the recent flurry of managerial sackings in the Championship "a disgrace".
Mar 26, 18:24
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Kenny Dalglish backs under-fire Gordon Strachan to get it right
Former Scotland international Kenny Dalglish expects Gordon Strachan to turn things around with Scotland, having seen his position come under scrutiny of late.
Mar 25, 12:32
Laurent Koscielny receives his marching orders during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich on March 7, 2017
Laurent Koscielny: 'Down to players to save Arsene Wenger'
Laurent Koscielny is the latest Arsenal player to come to the defence of Arsene Wenger, claiming that his compatriot cannot take all of the blame for recent results.
Mar 24, 12:16
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud shakes hands with boss Arsene Wenger on May 11, 2015
Olivier Giroud: 'Arsenal players want Arsene Wenger to stay'
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud makes it clear that he wants to see manager Arsene Wenger remain at the Emirates Stadium beyond the end of the season.
Mar 20, 22:51
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
Report: David Moyes has full backing of Sunderland board
David Moyes will reportedly not be sacked by Sunderland during the two-week international break, as he is still being backed to turn around the club's fortunes.
Mar 20, 22:25
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Middlesbrough confirm departure of head coach Aitor Karanka
Premier League club Middlesbrough announce the sacking of manager Aitor Karanka, with Steve Agnew taking over first-team affairs with immediate effect.
Mar 16, 10:56
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka 'in danger of losing Middlesbrough job during international break'
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka could be sacked over the international break if his team lose to Manchester United this weekend.
Mar 15, 11:17
A general view of inside the stadium before the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Ipswich Town at the DW Stadium on September 22, 2013
Wigan Athletic sack Warren Joyce
Wigan Athletic part company with head coach Warren Joyce, with the club struggling down in 23rd position in the Championship table.
Mar 13, 12:05
Newcastle United's English head coach Steve McClaren watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Newcastle United at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on November 7, 2
Derby County confirm Steve McClaren departure
Derby County confirm the departure of manager Steve McClaren, assistant manager Chris Powell and technical director Chris Evans with immediate effect.
Mar 12, 20:21
Newcastle United's English head coach Steve McClaren applauds on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in north London on December 13, 2015.
Steve McClaren 'facing Derby County sack for second time'
Derby County chief Mel Morris is reportedly unhappy with his side's recent run of form and is seriously considering getting rid of boss Steve McClaren for a second time.
Mar 12, 10:35
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger given three weeks to decide future?
A report claims that Arsenal chiefs have set under-fire boss Arsene Wenger a three-week deadline to decide whether he intends to remain at the club for another two years.
Mar 12, 10:23
Waford boss Gianfranco Zola during the match against Nottingham Forest on August 25, 2013
Gianfranco Zola "happy to take criticism" amid growing pressure
Gianfranco Zola denies suggestions that he has overhauled his training methods at Birmingham City, claiming that he will stick to his own beliefs.
Mar 10, 20:09
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
Unai Emery faces Paris Saint-Germain axe after Barcelona collapse?
PSG are reportedly considering sacking manager Unai Emery at the end of the season due to the club's collapse during their 6-5 aggregate defeat to Barcelona.
Mar 9, 21:08
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger watches on during the game with Southampton on December 26, 2015
Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick gives Arsene Wenger vote of confidence
Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick gives Arsene Wenger a vote of confidence, insisting that both club and manager will decide on his future together.
Mar 9, 12:46
Stevenage manager Graham Westley looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Stevenage and West Ham United at The Lamex Stadium on July 12, 2014
Newport County confirm departure of Graham Westley
League Two strugglers Newport County confirm the departure of club boss Graham Westley and assistant manager Dino Maamria.
Mar 9, 10:54
Portugal's Portuguese manager Paulo Bento speaks to journalists after a training session for Portugal national football team at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 5, 2013
Greek Super League leaders Olympiacos sack manager Paulo Bento
Olympiacos sack manager Paulo Bento after three straight defeats despite the club still sitting seven points clear at the top of the Greek Super League.
Mar 7, 16:49
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Coventry City sack manager Russell Slade
Coventry City sack manager Russell Slade after just over two months in charge, with the club sitting bottom of League One and 13 points from safety.
Mar 5, 16:24
Bayer 04 Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Olimpico Stadium on November 4, 2015
Roger Schmidt sacked by Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen announce the sacking of head coach Roger Schmidt following a 6-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Mar 5, 15:52
A general view of Motherwell's Fir Park Stadium on July 27, 2011
Motherwell sack manager Mark McGhee following four straight defeats
Motherwell part company with manager Mark McGhee following four straight defeats.
Feb 28, 10:29
Eibar's coach Gaizka Garitano reacts during the Spanish league football match SD Eibar vs Real Sociedad at the Ipurua stadium in Eibar on August 24, 2014
Deportivo La Coruna sack head coach Gaizka Garitano
Deportivo La Coruna confirm the sacking of head coach Gaizka Garitano with the club just two points above the La Liga relegation zone.
Feb 27, 17:05
Blackpool manager Barry Ferguson looks on during the Championship match against Reading on January 28, 2014
Barry Ferguson linked with Rangers return after Clyde departure
Former Scotland captain Barry Ferguson resigns as manager of Scottish League Two outfit Clyde, with reports linking him with a return to Rangers.
Feb 26, 17:46
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri kisses the Premier League trophy on May 8, 2016
Were Leicester City right to sack Claudio Ranieri?
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Leicester City were right to sack Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he steered them to Premier League glory.
Feb 24, 18:04
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri kisses the Premier League trophy on May 8, 2016
Leicester City confirm Claudio Ranieri departure
Leicester City confirm that they have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he led the club to the Premier League title.
Feb 23, 20:05
Claudio Ranieri watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Leicester City on December 13, 2016
Claudio Ranieri 'sacked by Leicester City'
Leicester City sack manager Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he steered the club to the Premier League title.
Feb 23, 19:44
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Blackburn Rovers part company with Owen Coyle
Blackburn Rovers announce that they have parted company with manager Owen Coyle.
Feb 21, 15:36
General view before during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on August 31, 2014
Genoa sack Ivan Juric, appoint Andrea Mandorlini
Serie A strugglers Genoa sack head coach Ivan Juric and announce Andrea Mandorlini as his replacement.
Feb 20, 12:48
Waford boss Gianfranco Zola during the match against Nottingham Forest on August 25, 2013
Gianfranco Zola 'still has Birmingham City backing'
Birmingham City's board reportedly give their backing to under-fire manager Gianfranco Zola.
Feb 20, 10:32



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea32243565273875
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs32218368224671
3Liverpool34199670422866
4Manchester CityMan City32197663352864
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd321712350242663
6Everton341610860372358
7Arsenal31176863402357
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom33128133942-344
9Southampton31117133740-340
10Watford33117153754-1740
11Stoke CityStoke34109153750-1339
12Crystal Palace33115174653-738
13Bournemouth34108164963-1438
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham34108164459-1538
15Leicester CityLeicester32107154153-1237
16Burnley34106183349-1636
17Hull City3496193667-3133
18Swansea CitySwansea3494213968-2931
19Middlesbrough33412172343-2024
20Sunderland3256212658-3221