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# Sacked

Last month
January 2023
# Dismissed
Burke family says Enoch Burke formally dismissed from teaching role
He was told of the school’s decision this afternoon.
Last year
2022
# Sacked
‘It wasn’t to be’ – Steven Gerrard regrets failure to bring success to Villa
Gerrard was sacked by Villa following their 3-0 defeat at Fulham last night.
# Danny Schofield
Huddersfield sack head coach after just 69 days in charge
Manager was appointed on 7 July.
# Potters
Michael O'Neill sacked by Stoke City after poor start to the season
The former Shamrock Rovers and Northern Ireland manager has been relieved of his duties by the Championship club.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy sacks two top Ukraine officials as EU mulls Russia sanctions
Zelenskyy said he was firing prosecutor general Iryna Venediktova and security chief Ivan Bakanov.
# Sacked
Spain's spy chief sacked over phone hacking scandal
The scandal broke in April after it emerged the phones of people linked to the Catalan separatist movement had been tapped.
# Sacked
Burnley sack Sean Dyche ahead of Premier League relegation run-in
Dyche was the longest-serving manager in the Premier League.
# Punishment
Russian teenager sacked over 'Nazi' salute
Artem Severiukhin, who said he had been misunderstood, was competing under an Italian licence because the FIA has banned Russian competitors.
# Sacked
British Museum cuts ties with major donor name after controversy over link to US opioid crisis
The British Museum will no longer have wings named after the Sackler family.
All time
# serious assault
Brazilian footballer to be charged with attempted murder after vicious attack on referee
Sao Paulo-RS midfielder William Ribeiro sent the official tumbling to the ground with a punch and then knocked him unconscious with a kick to the back of the neck.
# Sacked
Slovakia sack coach Pavel Hapal eight days after Ireland play-off victory
Slovakia in search of a new manager ahead of next month’s Euros play-off against Northern Ireland.
# terminated
Bradford City footballer charged with child sex offences
Tyrell Robinson, who has been sacked by the club today, is accused of committing the crimes in August 2018.
# Sacked
Browns head coach pays the price as another losing season ends with defeat to lowly Bengals
Cleveland have parted company with Freddie Kitchens.
# Woe
Monaco fire the same coach they sacked last year
Leonardo Jardim’s second stint in charge of the club has ended.
# free agent
Racing 92 have sacked Fiji international Leone Nakarawa
The sensational second row is unlikely to be without a club for long.
# Sacked
Tottenham Hotspur confirm departure of manager Mauricio Pochettino
The club released a statement this evening.
# Long road back
Irish international Richard Keogh 'in a really bad way' since Derby County sacking
The experienced defender had his contract terminated a month after being seriously injured in a car crash.
# let go
Richard Keogh sacked a month after Derby car crash - reports
The Ireland defender suffered serious injuries in an incident during a team night out on 24 September.
# lack of professionalism
French World Cup winner sacked by Marseille after 'skipping training to appear on reality TV show'
Veteran defender Adil Rami has had his contract terminated for ‘gross misconduct’.
# Dismissal
Birmingham City sack Garry Monk after 15 months in charge
The former Leeds and Middlesbrough manager leaves the club with immediate effect.
# home to mum
Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese Super League side as angry fans get their wish
Hebei China Fortune supporters demanded the ex-Wales boss’ removal.
# MLS
Premier League legend Friedel loses job after woeful start to MLS season
The former goalkeeper had overseen a poor run of results at New England Revolution.
# Wallabies
Australia star Folau handed sack notice as Cheika rues 'disrespectful' anti-gay comments
The Wallabies player has 48 hours to respond to a Rugby Australia charge.
# Sacked
Rugby Australia to sack Israel Folau for 'disrespectful' social media posts
The Wallabies fullback has drawn widespread condemnation for his Instagram and Twitter posts.
# Sacked
Dubliner Joe Dunne sacked as manager of Cambridge United after five wins in 20 games
The 45-year-old took over at Abbey Stadium in May but has endured a difficult season.
# fired
Julen Lopetegui sacked as Real Madrid manager after disastrous four months in charge
The manager took over at the beginning of July but Madrid are currently eighth in La Liga.
# Out of work
Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce hours after fan throws cabbage at him
The Birmingham club lie 12th in the Championship table after last night’s draw with bottom-placed Preston.
# Sacked
Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking
The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.
# Sacked
Guardians of the Galaxy cast issues open letter in support of fired director James Gunn
Gunn was let go from directing the third installment after old tweets resurfaced.
# Sacked
Chelsea confirm they have 'parted company' with Antonio Conte in 62-word statement
The Italian guided the club to a league and FA Cup crown during his time in charge.
# Sacked
Connacht finally confirm departure of Kieran Keane after just one season
The Kiwi has left his post with immediate effect.
# keg stand
Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal
The WRC adjudicated that his firing was “not within the band of reasonableness required of an employer”.
# Parting ways
Alan Pardew has been sacked by West Brom after 12 Premier League defeats in 18 games
The 56-year-old had taken over from Tony Pulis at the end of November but failed to bring the Baggies out of the relegation zone.
# medecins sans frontieres
Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.
# WRC
Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse
“Termination was the only option,” said Workplace Relations Commissioner adjudication officer Penelope McGrath.
# Sacked
Stoke sack manager Mark Hughes after FA Cup misery
The Welshman had been in charge of the Potters since 2013.
# Sacked
Job search - Notts Forest now looking for a 10th manager since 2012
After one win in seven Championship matches Mark Warburton has been sacked.
# Sacked
The season of goodwill: Middlesbrough axe Garry Monk hours after victory
The former Swansea boss had only taken over during the summer.
# Sacked
Swansea are looking for a new manager after sacking Paul Clement
The Swans are rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.
# Unfair Dismissal
Art teacher sacked after admitting relationship with mental health patient awarded €5,000
The art teacher told the WRC hearing that the relationship “was a fully consensual, adult relationship”.