Top 10 Craziest managerial sackings of all time!
Does Ranieri make the list? Jose Mourinho? Carlo Ancelotti? Here are the Top 10 Craziest managerial sackings!
Claudio Ranieri was sacked by Leicester in perhaps one of the craziest managerial sackings football has ever seen.
In recent years we have seen some of the craziest managerial sackings ever. In the current 2017/18 season, managers such as Watford’s Marco Silva was sacked despite being a top manager while Paul Clement was sacked by Swansea despite leading them out of the relegation zone in the 2016/17 season. West Brom’s Tony Pulis was sacked despite being mid-table and Everton’s Ronald Koeman was sacked early on in the 2017/18 season.
And in 2017, Claudio Ranieri was sacked after winning the Premier League the season before for Leicester. But is it the craziest sacking ever? Here’s our top 10!
10) Roberto Di Matteo – Sacked by Chelsea in 2012
Di Matteo replaced Andre Villas-Boas as Chelsea manager in 2012, on a temporary basis. At the end of the 2011/12 season, he guided the team to it’s first ever European Cup, and was given the job permanently. However, by November, their league form in the following season had suffered and he was sacked by Roman Abramovich. He is still one of Chelsea’s most beloved manager’s by fans.