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Most manager sackings in single Premier League season

Published at :April 3, 2023 at 7:04 PM
Modified at :April 3, 2023 at 7:17 PM
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Rajarshi Shukla

Coaches' jobs in the English top flight are fairly uncertain

Managers in the Premier League are put under a lot of pressure to produce right away. Management must watch their back if the owners of these extremely wealthy teams start to get nervous.

As there is so much on the line for teams at both ends of the table, managers sign contracts with the understanding that their jobs are already on the line. In the Premier League, managerial heads unfortunately do tumble frequently, and there hasn't been a single season in which all managers have been retained.

For a variety of factors, including playstyle, outcomes, and personality, positions become unsustainable. A manager's ability to react swiftly and effectively to setbacks on the pitch might be the difference between maintaining their job and losing it. Let's glance at the Premier League seasons with the most managerial dismissals.

Here are the Premier League seasons with the most managers sacked and the list of managers sacked:

9 managers sacked


Osvaldo Ardiles, Mike Walker, Ron Atkinson, Phil Neal, Gerry Francis, Brian Little, George Graham, John Deehan, John Lyall


Gérard Houllier, Claudio Ranieri, Paul Sturrock, Sir Bobby Robson, Gary Megson, Jacques Santini, Harry Redknapp, Kevin Keegan, Velimir Zajec


Alan Curbishley, Kevin Keegan, Harry Redknapp, Juande Ramos, Roy Keane, Paul Ince, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Tony Adams, Joe Kinnear, Ricky Sbragia,

10 - managers sacked


Paolo Di Canio, Ian Holloway, Martin Jol, Steve Clarke, Andre Villas-Boas, Malkay Mackay, Michael Laudrup, Rene Meulensteen, Chris Hughton, David Moyes

This was another record set by Premier League when 2013-14 season saw a record 10 managers were sacked by clubs. 


Frank de Boer, Craig Shakespeare, Slaven Bilic, Tony Pulis, Paul Clement, Mark Hughes, Marco Silva, Mauricio Pellegrino, Alan Pardew.


Xisco Munoz, Steve Bruce, Nuno Espirito Santos, Daniel Farke, Dean Smith, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Rafa Benitez, Claudio Ranieri, Marcelo Bielsa, Sean Dyche

12 - managers sacked (2022-23 season so far)

Scott Parker, Thomas Tuchel, Bruno Lage, Steven Gerrard, Ralph Hasenhuttl, Frank Lampard, Jesse Marsch, Nathan Jones, Patrick Vieira, Antonio Conte, Brendan Rodgers, Graham Potter 

In the 2022-23 Premier League campaign made a new record for sacking most managers in a single season (12), although we can still see a few more sacking before the season ends.