Chris O (follow on Twitter: @COakleyFtbl)
Fri 25 July 2008

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #71

The revolving door of management
9 Managers Who Were Sacked Shortly After The Start Of The Season

1. Neil McDonald (Carlisle United, 2007) - 2 days
2. Paul Sturrock (Southampton, 2004) - 9 days
3. Alan Buckley (Grimsby Town, 2000) - 10 days
4. Alan Ball (Manchester City, 2000) - 12 days
5. Kerry Dixon (Doncaster Rovers, 1997) - 12 days
6. Peter Reid (Manchester City, 1993) - 12 days
7. Don Mackay (Blackburn Rovers, 1991) - 14 days
8. Glenn Roeder (West Ham United, 2003) - 15 days
9. Sir Bobby Robson (Newcastle United, 2004) - 16 days

...and a special mention goes to Sammy Chung who in 1996 was sacked by Doncaster Rovers on the morning of the opening day of the season.

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