On February 23rd, Claudio Ranieri was sacked by Leicester City, a side he led to an improbable Premier League title just 9 months earlier. This brought massive argument and discussion in the football world over the frailty of managerial jobs in the modern game. Continue reading Was Leicester Right to Sack Ranieri?
What a wild two years it’s been for Claudio Ranieri – after joining Leicester City, he took a side pinned to be relegated to win the Premier League title, won FIFA Manager of the Year, has his side still alive in the Champion’s League knockout stage, and has now be sacked. Granted, he has been on the hot seat as his side is currently barely sitting above the relegation zone, but considering he was just given a vote of confidence from the board, he definitely deserved a chance to finish out this season, at the very least. Continue reading Twitter Reacts to Ranieri Sacking
Why are so many managers under pressure in the Premier League?
This has once again been a wild season in England. Even though the top 6 has looked like they are playing at a different level than everyone else, still there is a tremendous amount of uncertainty surrounding those clubs. And as for the bottom feeders, a couple sides have already made mid-season managerial changes. But as we head into the home stretch of the 2016-17 campaign, we take a look at the four managers currently facing the hot seat: Klopp, Ranieri, Allardyce, and Wenger. Continue reading EPL Hot Seat: Are These Managers on Their Way Out?