Leicester City sack manager Craig Shakespeare

Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City finally sacked there Manager Craig Shakespeare after 4months in charge of Leicester City following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri. They have not started brightly this season, they sit at the bottom 3 of the table, having just won 1game out of the 8 premier league games played this season.

Leicester City Vice Chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said: “Craig has been a great servant to Leicester City – during his spells as an Assistant Manager and since taking over as Manager in challenging circumstances in February. His dedication to the Club and to his work has been absolute and the contribution he made to the most successful period in Leicester City history is considerable.

“However, our early promise under Craig’s management has not been consistently evident in the months since and the Board feels that, regrettably, a change is necessary to keep the Club moving forward – consistent with the long-term expectations of our supporters, Board and owners.

“Craig is and will remain a very popular, respected figure at Leicester City and will be welcome back at King Power Stadium in future, both professionally and as a friend of the Club.”

Michael Appleton as been drafted as the Caretaker Manager for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Swansea City, supported by First Team Coaches Mike Stowell and Adam Sadler.

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