The Sack Race

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
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'My job is safe'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce claims to have the full backing of club owner Dr Tony Xia.
Feb 20, 10:08
Thierry Henry of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium on January 9, 2012
Report: Thierry Henry in frame to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Arsenal backer Stan Kroenke has reportedly put Thierry Henry at the top of his shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger, whose position beyond the summer is in doubt.
Feb 19, 17:58
Waford boss Gianfranco Zola during the match against Nottingham Forest on August 25, 2013
Gianfranco Zola to undergo talks with Birmingham City owners
Birmingham City manager Gianfranco Zola admits that he needs to talk to the club's owners after a 4-1 home defeat to QPR raised more questions over his future.
Feb 18, 20:09
Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the international friendly match between Chile and Iraq at the Brondby Stadium on August 14, 2013
Jorge Sampaoli refuses to rule out replacing Luis Enrique
Jorge Sampaoli says that he is only focused on Sevilla between now and the end of the season, but seemingly refuses to rule out jumping ship in the summer.
Feb 17, 22:32
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on February 28, 2016
Antonio Conte, Pep Guardiola offer support to Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger's managerial counterparts Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola offer their personal backing for the Arsenal chief following a miserable week for the Frenchman.
Feb 17, 20:03
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Gary Neville: 'Arsene Wenger deserves more respect from fans'
Gary Neville believes that Arsene Wenger deserves more respect from some Arsenal fans due to his "unbelievable" success at the club over the past two decades.
Feb 17, 19:26
Claudio Ranieri watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri unfazed by speculation over his future
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says that he is not affected by the rumours surrounding his future at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 15, 10:51
Galatasaray AS light flare after conceding a second goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Galatasaray sack manager Jan Olde Riekerink
Turkish side Galatasaray part company with head coach Jan Olde Riekerink.
Feb 14, 19:35
Claudio Ranieri watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Leicester City on December 13, 2016
Claudio Ranieri: 'I have been too loyal to title-winning players'
Claudio Ranieri admits that he has been "too loyal" to certain underperforming players and says Leicester City's dismal title defence has become a mental issue.
Feb 13, 13:22
Mark Warburton the Brentford manager looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2015
Mark Warburton denies Rangers resignation
Mark Warburton denies that he has resigned as head coach of Rangers, despite the Scottish outfit announcing his departure on their website.
Feb 10, 21:48
Rangers manager Mark Warburton arrives at the ground during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015 in Greenock, Scotland.
Mark Warburton resigns as Rangers boss
Rangers announce that Mark Warburton has resigned from his managerial position with the Scottish giants.
Feb 10, 21:10
Eddie Howe looks downbeat during the FA Cup game between Millwall and Bournemouth on January 7, 2017
Eddie Howe given Bournemouth backing by chairman Jeff Mostyn
Chairman Jeff Mostyn says that Eddie Howe will 'continue to be manager for the foreseeable future' despite Bournemouth's recent slide down the Premier League table.
Feb 9, 14:07



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea28223359213869
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs28178355213459
3Manchester CityMan City28176554302457
4Liverpool29168561362556
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd271410342231952
6Arsenal27155756342250
7Everton29148751302150
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom29127103938143
9Stoke CityStoke2999113342-936
10Southampton2796123336-333
11Bournemouth2996144254-1233
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2996144052-1233
13Burnley2995153142-1132
14Watford2887133348-1531
15Leicester CityLeicester2886143347-1430
16Crystal Palace2884163646-1028
17Swansea CitySwansea2983183663-2727
18Hull City2966172658-3224
19Middlesbrough28410142033-1322
20Sunderland2855182450-2620