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Premier League
Can Mikel Arteta turn things round at Arsenal?
10:15 Friday 11th December 2020

Arsenal is a club in crisis. Their lacklustre start to the season will have come as a surprise to all observers, even the most pessimistic of fans. Languishing in 15th place with just 13 points from 11 games with only 10 goals scored is nothing…

Managerial News
Premier League Sackrace: Why Mark Hughes is next
12:30 Saturday 23rd December 2017

In the not too distant past, the popular perception of Stoke City was that they’re one of the toughest defensive groups in the Premier League. Nowadays, the Potters ship goals helplessly and the blame can’t be heaped anywhere but…

Premier League
Paul Clement: the next managerial casualty?
14:00 Wednesday 6th December 2017

Just three months into the new season, we've already seen five managers get the boot at their respective clubs. Swansea City's dreadful run of form means Paul Clement's future in South Wales is under serious scrutiny. Will…

Managerial News
Could Tony Pulis be the next Premier League manager to face the axe?
21:00 Sunday 19th November 2017

Saturday afternoon saw plenty of action as there were goals galore throughout the Premier League. One game that caught a few pundits' attention was between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea. The Baggies lost 4-0 and continued their poor…

Premier League
Which Premier League manager will leave their club next?
18:00 Tuesday 31st October 2017

We've already seen three Premier League managerial departures within the opening 10 Premier League games. Frank de Boer was ousted at Crystal Palace, followed by Leicester City calling time on Craig Shakespeare's reign, then Everton relieved…

Carabao cup exit sees Jurgen Klopp lose a lifeline at Liverpool
14:00 Thursday 21st September 2017

Liverpool's poor run continued on Tuesday night when they were knocked out of the Carabao cup by Leicester City. On the plus side Jurgen Klopp can now be more focused on Liverpool's league and Champions League campaign, but in realism, it is…

Can November Pick Up Where October Left Off On The Sack Race?
17:25 Thursday 6th November 2014

October is traditionally the month during which English football witnesses a precipitous increase in managerial casualties, as tetchy chairmen wield the axe following insufficient, or even disastrous, starts to the season. October 2014 has…

Match Reports
The Sack Race triumphs at first ever Bubble Football World Cup
16:10 Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Website thesackrace.com was recently invited to take part in one of the newest forms of the beautiful game, the sport that is "Bubble Football", editor of the site Jack Kitson provides his report on the latest craze. The Sack Race was fortunate…

The Crazy World Of Football Management Illustrates The Redefinition Of Success In The Game
17:33 Wednesday 29th May 2013

Inspiration for this article comes courtesy of thesackrace.com who produced this article looking at the sheer volume of managerial changes that have occurred in English football over the past 12 months.Before the end of the 2012/2013 season,…

Week 14 Predictions 03/12/11 + The Sacking Season Begins
01:07 Saturday 3rd December 2011

It's that time of year again. The days are getting colder, the nights are growing longer and the managerial merry-go-round has been kicked into action. You've just got to love the Premier League in December.The actions of Ellis Short last night,…