Sky Sports sources have reported that Championship side, Derby County have SACKED manager, Steve McClaren for the second time in his career.
The Rams have only won two out of their last 10 games. They stand 25 points away from current promotion takers, Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion; the team that defeated Derby with a 3-0 win last Friday.
This hasn’t been the first time the 52-year-old has experienced this from the Derbyshire club has he was sacked back in 2015 before becoming Newcastle’s boss. However, after being sacked from the current promotion champions, McClaren was reappointed manager for the Rams in October.
After the performance on Friday night I'm not surprised Steve McLaren was sacked
— Kayleigh (@kaybhafc90) March 12, 2017
Steve McCLaren is cursed
— Azeez (@supazeez) March 12, 2017
McClaren getting sacked is always less of a surprise than McClaren getting appointed. #DCFC
— Phil Evans (@evs_wirral) March 12, 2017
Could Gary Rowett be next in line for the job?
Rowett will 100% be in charge of the game on Saturday against Forest. #dcfc
— EmJay ✌️ (@EmmaKinsey7) March 12, 2017
— Dalmar Ragnarsson (@DalmarBluenose) March 12, 2017
— tdshakespeare (@tdshakespeare) March 12, 2017
— Matthew Simcox (@matthew920407) March 12, 2017
Chairman, Mel Morris has said: “We need a manager who shares our values and who is prepared to develop the team.” [Source: BBC Sport]
Derby County face Nottingham Forest on Saturday at the City Ground.