After just six months in charge, and having won only one Premier League game since September, Everton sacked manager Rafael Benitez after a 2-1 defeat to relegation-threatened Norwich in mid-January. Having since lost 1-0 to Aston Villa at home, the Toffees themselves now sit 16th in the table, only three points above the relegation places. […]
Author: Alex Weiss
Bruce banished, what’s next for Newcastle?
On Wednesday, 20th of October, the inevitable finally happened: Newcastle United’s new owners have sacked manager Steve Bruce, just 13 days after the £305m takeover. The Saudi-backed consortium now at the helm of the club are valued at a whopping £315bn, and have promised that the appointment of a new manager “will be announced in […]
Nothing short of humiliation
Disorganized, naïve, embarrassing. Manchester United’s performance against Liverpool last Sunday can be described in many ways, but the face of Sir Alex Ferguson up in the stands perhaps epitomized it best. With puffed-out cheeks and a sullen expression, the former United boss looked devoid of all energy and hope – not unlike the home team. […]
Can Conte salvage Spurs?
After just four months and 17 games in charge, Tottenham Hotspur have sacked manager Nuno Espírito Santo and replaced him with Antonio Conte, known by fans as ‘The Godfather’. The departed Nuno won Premier League Manager of the Month in August just seven league games ago, making the dismissal appear, at first glance, a little […]