December distress for managers

The month of December is a very busy one in the world of football. A lot of things happen in this festive period. For players playing their football in England, the matches start to come thick and fast. This is the time when the league table starts to show it’s real colours. Clubs prepare to single out players to sign in the next month’s transfer window while players who want a way out of their club start their media campaign, for instance Tevez these days. But the real problem comes for the managers. It’s a strange month and this is the time when most of them get the sack. Let’s look at the managers sacked in the Premier League in the month of December in the last couple of seasons.


Season 2010-11:

6 December 2010=Newcastle United sack manager Chris Hughton.

13 December 2010=Blackburn Rovers sack manager Sam Allardyce.

Season 2009-2010:

19 December 2009= Manchester City sack manager Mark Hughes.

30 December 2009= Bolton Wanderers sack manager Gary Megson.

Season 2008-2009:

16 December 2008= Blackburn Rovers sack manager Paul Ince.

Season 2007-2008:

21 December 2007= Fulham sack manager Lawrie Sanchez.

Season 2006-2007:

11 December 2006: West Ham sack manager Alan Pardew.

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