The Sack Race

Southampton manager Claude Puel during the Premier League match against Arsenal on May 10, 2017
Southampton boss Claude Puel shrugs off sack talk
Southampton boss Claude Puel wants to end the season with three points against Stoke City, insisting that he is not focused on speculation over his future.
May 19, 18:01
Southampton manager Claude Puel during the Premier League match against Arsenal on May 10, 2017
Chairman: 'Claude Puel future to be decided next week'
Southampton manager Claude Puel is happy to wait until after Sunday's visit of Crystal Palace before holding talks with the club over his long-term future.
May 18, 10:14
A general view from inside Molineux ahead of Wolves' opening Championship game against Norwich on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers to delay Paul Lambert announcement?
Wolverhampton Wanderers owners Fosun International are reportedly in no rush to formally announce the exit of head coach Paul Lambert.
May 17, 14:28
Southampton manager Claude Puel during the Premier League match against Arsenal on May 10, 2017
Claude Puel: 'I cannot understand speculation over future'
Southampton manager Claude Puel says that he "cannot understand" the reason behind ongoing speculation regarding his future at the club.
May 16, 15:58
Walter Mazzarri watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Walter Mazzarri shrugs off speculation over future
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri reveals that he is already looking forward to next season despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding his future at the club.
May 16, 15:27
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Claude Puel ignoring speculation linking Marco Silva with Southampton job
Claude Puel insists that his focus is on Southampton's remaining games this season and not on rumours linking Hull City boss Marco Silva with the Saints job.
May 15, 18:49
Steve Agnew on the touchline during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Manchester United on March 19, 2017
Middlesbrough owner Steve Gibson hints at bringing in new manager
Middlesbrough chairman and owner Steve Gibson suggests that he may replace Steve Agnew and bring in a new manager in a bid to "smash" the Championship next season.
May 15, 10:14
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Marco Silva unwilling to discuss Hull City future following relegation
Hull City manager Marco Silva believes that his side's relegation can be easily pinpointed to before a ball was even kicked this season due to their poor preparation.
May 14, 16:37
General view of the Benito Villamarin Stadium, home of Real Betis Balompie taken during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Real Betis Balompie and Olympique Lyonnais held on September 19, 2013
Real Betis sack Victor Sanchez del Amo, bring in Alexis Trujillo
Real Betis announce the sacking of head coach Victor Sanchez del Amo, with club technical secretary Alexis Trujillo taking the role on an interim basis.
May 10, 21:47
Head coach of Lazio Stefano Pioli prior the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and SS Lazio at Stadio San Paolo on September 20, 2015 in Naples, Italy.
Inter Milan sack Stefano Pioli with immediate effect
Inter Milan sack head coach Stefano Pioli with immediate effect, with the 51-year-old leaving San Siro after just six months.
May 9, 21:44
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Claude Puel "surprised" by talk of Southampton exit
Claude Puel believes that he has "improved many players" during his time at Southampton and is unsure where speculation regarding his future has come from.
May 5, 13:53
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
Slaven Bilic: 'My West Ham United future is not important at this time'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic says that it is currently not the right time to discuss his future, a day after it was reported that his position was "under review".
May 4, 10:42
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes considering Sunderland exit?
Manager David Moyes is reportedly considering an exit from Sunderland before the end of the season.
May 3, 10:40
Walter Mazzarri manager of Watford during the Premier League match between Southampton and Watford at St Mary's Stadium on August 13, 2016
Walter Mazzarri facing uncertain future at Watford?
Watford are reportedly considering parting ways with manager Walter Mazzarri, despite the club comfortably avoiding relegation from the Premier League.
May 3, 09:41
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's position at West Ham United under threat?
West Ham United reportedly decide to review Slaven Bilic's position at the club at the end of the season.
May 3, 09:14
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Claude Puel job 'in danger after bust-ups with Southampton players'
Southampton manager Claude Puel's job is reportedly in danger after a number of senior players have become disillusioned with life under the Frenchman.
May 2, 14:25
Athletic's head coach Ernesto Valverde gestures during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between Partizan and Athletic Bilbao at the FK Partizan Stadium on October 22, 2015
Ernesto Valverde future 'to be revealed this week'
A report claims that the future of Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde will be revealed at a press conference next week.
May 1, 16:26
Walter Mazzarri watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on December 3, 2016
Walter Mazzarri: 'Watford owner Gino Pozzo happy with me'
Walter Mazzarri believes that Watford owner Gino Pozzo is "happy" with the manager's first season in charge, despite reports that he could be sacked at the end of the season.
Apr 27, 20:02
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



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CChelsea38303585335293
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs38268486266086
3Manchester CityMan City38239680394178
4Liverpool382210678423676
5Arsenal38236977443375
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd381815554292569
7Everton3817101162441861
8Southampton381210164148-746
9Bournemouth381210165567-1246
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom38129174351-845
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham38129174764-1745
12Leicester CityLeicester38128184863-1544
13Stoke CityStoke381111164156-1544
14Crystal Palace38125215063-1341
15Swansea CitySwansea38125214570-2541
16Burnley38117203955-1640
17Watford38117204068-2840
RHull City3897223780-4334
RMiddlesbrough38513202753-2628
RSunderland3866262969-4024