The 12 Managers Sacked This season in the Premier League has shown ruthlessness with the current crop of owners being impatient and the bad results leads to the coaches to resign or are fired. Chelsea have fired two mangers this season as the new owners try to rebuild the club in their own shape and liking.
Graham Potter – Chelsea – April 2
A disastrous seven-month spell sums up Potters spell as a manager at Chelsea and was sacked with Chelsea down in eleventh position. Former Brighton defender Bruno Saltor was been appointed as interim head coach as they hunt for a new head coach.
Brendan Rodgers – Leicester – April 2
Brendan Rodgers was the first manager in April to get the chop as Leicester’s 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace put them very much in danger of relegation. That ended Rodgers’ four-year spell with the club.
Antonio Conte – Tottenham Hotspur – March 26
Conte’s contract was mutually terminated by Tottenham following his stunning rant at owner Daniel Levy and the club’s trophy record. The Italian went on a tirade against the club’s players and owners after their 3-3 draw against Southampton before the international break and was sacked soon afterwards.
Patrick Vieira – Crystal Palace – March 17
The Arsenal legend led the London side on a poor run of form that saw them go winless in 2023 and drop to within three points of the Premier League relegation zone. Roy Hodsgon returned to the club in place of Vieira.
Nathan Jones – Southampton – February 12
He endured a brief but disappointing spell at St Mary’s which lasted only 4 months and oversaw seven league defeats in his eight matches in charge. The final straw was a 2-1 defeat at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers that left Saints bottom of the table..
Jesse Marsch – Leeds – February 6
Jesse Marsch paid the price for Leeds’ relegation fight as he was sacked on February 6 after a dismal run of results. He was replaced by Javi Gracia until the end of the campaign.
Frank Lampard – Everton – January 23
Frank Lampard became the first Premier League casualty of the new year, losing his job in late January after a run of 11 defeats in 14 games. He was replaced by Sean Dyche.
Ralph Hasenhuttl – Southampton – November 7
Ralph Hasenhuttl was under pressure at Southampton for many months before he was finally sacked and was replaced by former Luton manager Nathan Jones, but his tenure only lasted four months.
Steven Gerrard – Aston Villa – October 20
Despite a promising start to his coaching career at Villa park Steven Gerrard received his marching orders after a poor start to the season with Aston Villa. He was replaced by former Arsenal boss Unai Emery.
Bruno Lage – Wolves – October 2
A Poor run in form saw Wolves’ Bruno Lage get the next chop after his team fell into the relegation zone. He was replaced by Julen Lopetegui.
Graham Potter – Brighton – September 8
He left brighton after the new Chelsea administartions paid £21m to buy out Graham Potter’s contract from Brighton and signed a 5 year deal. He was suceeded at Falmer Stadium by former Sassuolo and Shakhtar Donetsk manager Roberto De Zerbi.
Thomas Tuchel – Chelsea – September 7
The German was sent packing 15 months after winning the Champions League after losing three of the first seven games of the season. He was replaced by Brighton’s Graham Potter although it was said that more behind the scene wrangles were the course with the new management.
Scott Parker – Bournemouth – August 30
Scott Parker was the first manager to be sacked in the 2022-23 season following a dismal start to the season in which AFC Bournemouth conceded 16 goals in three games, including a 9-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield . He was replaced by Gary O’Neil, who was permanently appointed until 2024 in November.