Welcome to The Sack Race, a website dedicated to the fascinating world that is football management. By keeping our ears close to the ground and finger on the pulse we provide the latest news from The managerial merry-go-round involving all clubs and managers in England and Europe as well as the International scene. This includes breaking news, the best gossip surrounding which managers are facing the chop and when vacancies become available, we are first with the rumours about which managers are in the frame for the jobs.
Our contacts in the betting industry keep us well informed on every aspect of The Sack Race from odds on which Premier League manager is next to be sacked to where the money is going on the next manager betting when a club is searching for a new boss.
Leeds axe Darko Milanic after six games
Leeds United are remarkably on the hunt for their third manager of the 2014/15 season after Darko Milanic was axed just 32 days into his two-year contract at Elland Road. Back in September the Slovenian was surprisingly appointed as Dave Hockaday's successor in the dugout, but it proved to be another calamitous decision by trigger-happy chairman...Read Post
Paul Murray takes charge of Hartlepool United
Hartlepool United have appointed Paul Murray as their new manager at Victoria Park. The former Pools midfielder had only just emerged as the favourite for the vacancy - ahead of the likes of caretaker boss Sam Collins, former Pools manager Graham Kavanagh, and Gateshead gaffer Gary Mills - but has now landed the job after beating off competition...Read Post
Kit Symons edges closer to Fulham job
It's now approaching the five week mark since Fulham pulled the plug on Felix Magath's miserable tenure at Craven Cottage and began the search for a new manager. A whole host of contenders have been linked with the Championship post but only one name has consistently featured in the top echelon of the market: caretaker manager Kit Symons.Read Post
Mike Phelan and Gary Rowett early contenders for Birmingham City vacancy
Burton boss Gary Rowett and former Man Utd coach Mike Phelan have emerged as the joint 6/5 favorites (Sky Bet) for the Birmingham City Job, while fans favourite Chris Hughton is a 14/1 shot to return to the Blues dugout. The Championship vacancy arose on Monday following the sacking of Lee Clark who had endured a miserable start to the season,...Read Post