Premier League: Burnley sacked their long-serving supervisor Sean Dyche on Friday.© AFP
Relegation-threatened Burnley introduced on Friday they’d sacked long-serving supervisor Sean Dyche with eight video games of the Premier League season remaining. The Clarets are 18th within the English top-flight 4 factors adrift of security after simply 4 league wins all season.
“Results this season have been disappointing and, while this was an incredibly difficult decision, with eight crucial games of the campaign remaining, we feel a change is needed to give the squad the best possible chance of retaining its Premier League status,” chairman Alan Pace mentioned in a membership assertion.
Pace mentioned he wished to “place on record our sincere thanks to Sean and his staff for their achievements at the club over the last decade”.
The 50-year-old Dyche, who signed a brand new contract resulting from run till 2025 in September, had been the longest-serving supervisor of any membership within the Premier League, having taken cost in October 2012.
He twice led the Clarets to promotion from the Championship and introduced European soccer to Turf Moor in 2018 regardless of a restricted finances, however his facet have been within the backside three nearly all season and final week’s 2-0 defeat at fellow strugglers Norwich was a significant setback of their survival bid.
Pace, whose ALK Capital group took over at Turf Moor in December 2020, mentioned membership captain Ben Mee could be a part of the teaching employees for Sunday’s journey to West Ham.
“The process of replacing Sean has begun and further announcements will be made to supporters in due course,” he mentioned.
Burnley have 24 factors after 30 video games, 4 behind Frank Lampard’s Everton, who’re in seventeenth place.
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