Following the high-profile departures of Louis van Gaal and Roberto Martinez at the end of the recently concluded Premier League season, TheHardTackle takes a look at five managers who lost their jobs long before they were officially out of work.
Andre Villas-Boas will leave his role as coach of Zenit St Petersburg at the end of the season, the Portuguese said on Thursday.
Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho has raised a few eyebrows with his comments in a recent interview, where he has praised his current number two Rui Faria to be the most accomplished of all his disciples.
Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg have enjoyed a perfect start to the season but coach Andre Villas-Boas claims his players have yet to hit their stride.
Former Chelsea and Tottenham coach Andre Villas Boas confirmed yesterday to Portuguese TV that he had held talks with Liverpool.
Liverpool FC are currently undergoing a turbulent season, and it is no surprise that reports of manager Brendan Rodgers' job being in jeopardy are coming up.
Tottenham Hotspur appoints former Espanyol and Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino as their new head coach in a 5-year deal.
Zenit Saint Petersburg coach Andre Villas-Boas has refuted rumours linking him to the manegerial job at Barcelona and has called the notion "completely groundless"
What does the future hold for Andre Villas Boas?
Tottenham Hotspur continue their search for a permanent manager to take over charge and restore winning ways at the White Hart Lane following AVB's sacking.