Next Manager Odds and History
After 10 years in charge, Sean Dyche has been sacked by Burnley.
Frank Lampard is under huge pressure at Goodison Park with the players underperforming.
Watford have not greatly improved since Roy Hodgson took charge, it seems he and the club may part ways at the end of the season.
No More EPL Managers Sacked This Season?
No Way! Managers are dismissed following a bad run of results or the board sack a manager in the hope that a new person can stop them from being relegated is all too common. OLBG Member: Dave 1962
2021/22 Season EPL Managers Sacked
|10th||Sean Dyche||Burnley||October 2012||15th April 2022||425||149||118||158||35.1%||2-0 Loss Away at Norwich||30 Games Into Season||18th|
|9th||Marcelo Bielsa||Leeds United||15th June 2018||27th February 2022||170||80||33||57||47.1%||4-0 Loss at Home To Tottenham||26 Games Into Season||16th|
|8th||Claudio Ranieri||Watford||4th October 2021||24th January 2022||14||2||1||11||14.29%||3-0 Home Loss To Norwich||20 Games Into Season||19th|
|7th||Rafa Benitez||Everton||30th June 2021||16th January 2022||22||7||5||10||31.80%||2-1 Away Loss To Norwich||19 Games Into Season||16th|
|6th||Xisco Munoz||Watford||20th December 2020||3rd October 2021||36||21||4||11||58.33%||1-0 Loss Away To Leeds||7 Games Into Season||15th|
|5th||Steve Bruce||Newcastle United||17th July 2019||20th October 2021||97||28||28||41||28.90%||3-2 Loss At Home To Tottenham||8 Games Into Season||19th|
|4th||Nuno Espirito - Santo||Tottenham||30th June 2021||1st November 2021||17||8||2||7||47.06%||3-0 Loss At Home To Man Utd||10 Games Into Season||8th|
|3rd||Daniel Farke||Norwich||25th May 2017||6th November 2021||208||87||49||72||41.80%||2-1 Victory Away At Brentford||11th Game Into Season||20th|
|2nd||Dean Smith||Aston Villa||10th October 2018||7th November 2021||139||55||28||56||39.57%||1-0 Loss Away at Southampton||11th Game Into Season||17th|
|1st||Ole Gunnar Solsklaer||Manchester United||19th December 2018||21st November 2021||168||91||37||40||54.17%||4-1 Loss Away To Watford||12th Game Into Season||7th|
Managerial Sacking Timeline & Updates
Pressure as we head towards the end of the season on the managers of the relegated teams and those fighting relegation.
Roy Hodgson is unlikely to be at Vicarage Road next season.
Frank Lampard or Jessie Marsch could be moved on if Everton or Leeds get relegated.
Tottenham's Antonio Conte is regularly quoted to move to one of the bigger European clubs.
Thomas Tuchel may find Chelsea a different kettle of fish with new owners.
Brendan Rodgers has been at Leicester City since February 2019, he is another manager regularly quoted for managerial vacancies.
Sean Dyche was sacked as Burnley's manager with them battling relegation.
It looks like the newish owners panicked with their status as an EPL club under huge threat.
Results have not gotten better for Everton and relegation is now a possibility.
It looks between Leeds, Everton and Burnley as to who goes down with Norwich and Watford.
How many of those clubs will start next season with the same managers?
Pressure has eased on Conte after a late push for a Champions League spot.
Frank Lampard has found it as difficult as Rafa Benitez did in winning matches at Everton.
With Norwich looking doomed to Championship football it is 2 from around 7 as to who will join them, Everton could be one of those 2 on current form.
After defeat in the FA Cup at Middlesborough further pressure has been added to the Tottenham manager.
With around 12 games left bookies seem to be unsure as to whether another manager will pack their bags before the end of the season.
Leeds United parted ways with Bielsa on Sunday.
Relegation was becoming a worry for the fans and the board after the club had only picked up 1 EPL point from a possible 18.
Antonio Conte's odds tumble to be the next manager to leave after defeat at Burnley.
His comments that "he needs to talk to the club because he can't accept losing, did not go down well with many fans.
Bookmakers reacted quickly and the Tottenham boss is now the favourite in this market at around 6/4.
Leeds losing 6-0 to Liverpool was yet another poor result for the Yorkshire club, they have plummeted down the EPL table, and pressure is ramping up on manager Marcelo Bielsa.
Brendan Rodgers has been at the King Power since February 2019, this period may be his most testing.
Sean Dyche has Burnley rooted at the bottom of the table, they need to win their games in hand, even then it may not be enough to keep the Clarets in the EPL.
- It was inevitable and well done to those who took the odds that Claudio Ranieri at Watford would be next manager to be sacked.
- Sean Dyche at bottom of the table Burnley is the longest-serving manager in the EPL, he is the new favourite at around 100/30 to be gone next.
- Watford, Man Utd, Liverpool and Brighton are next up for the Clarets.
24th January 2022
- Bookmakers reacted to the 3-0 home defeat for Watford by Norwich by cutting the odds of Ranieri leaving next to just 1/4 (1.25).
17th January 2022
- Losing to Norwich was the final straw for the Everton board and Rafa Benitez was sacked.
- He had only won just over 30% of his 22 games in charge and the club was sitting in an unacceptable 16th place.
- Belgium boss and former Toffees manager Roberto Martinez has been installed as the bookies favourite to take on the job, although with the World Cup at the end of 2022 his appointment looks a long shot despite the short odds.
- Three managers Ranieri (9/4), Howe (4/1), and Dyche (5/1) now look the most vulnerable.
11th January 2002
- Norwich away and Aston Villa at home are the next two crucial games for Rafa Benitez at Everton, lose both and they could be in the bottom 3!
- Ranieri is now between 13/8 and 15/8 to be the next manager to leave.
5th January 2022
- Another defeat for Everton sees pressure growing on Rafa Benitez (6/4)
- A very late goal against Tottenham could hasten Ranieri's (2/1) departure from Watford.
- Newcastle and Eddie Howe (5/2) need a victory sooner rather than later.
- Thomas Tuchel (8/1) had his Chelsea management tested after the Romelu Lukaku interview, he has been supported in the Next manager to go betting.
- How long will Watford give Claudio in 2022?
- The next 6 matches are winnable for the Hornets (Tottenham, Leicester, Newcastle, Norwich, West Ham and Brighton), the 70-year-old Italian needs victories.
- Rafa got his much-needed victory over a poor Arsenal, however, he is still odds on at 1.6 to be next to go.
- Rafa Benitez (1.13) goes odds on after his Everton side were thrashed 4-1 by Liverpool at Goodison Park.
- He was given a vote of confidence by the board, but his side will need a home victory against Arsenal on Monday night football.
- After the weekend fixtures which saw yet another defeat for Everton pressure is mounting on Rafa Benitez (4/1) with Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal fixtures upcoming in December.
- Is all well at Leeds United? injuries have not helped but it seems for the first time that there Is some pressure on Marcelo Bielsa, he is around 14/1 to be next to go.
- Despite his protestations that he is happy at Leicester City Brendan Rodgers at 5/2 heads the market.
- Rafa Benitez (4/1)is regarded as a good defensive tactician, some Everton fans would like to see some more expansive play, subsequently, he has been backed to be the 7th manager to leave the EPL this season
- Ralph Hassenhutl (5/1) is never far away from the top of the betting as his Southampton YoYo between good and bad results.
- Leeds United have been a breath of fresh air since returning to the EPL, that style we can put down to the manager Marcelo Bielsa (13/2), however, results in recent weeks have been poor.
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves Manchester United, a string of poor results had put huge pressure on the 48-year-old former player.
- Defeat at Watford was the final straw with the players looking disorganised and lacklustre.
- The search now begins for a new manager at Old Trafford with Pochettino, Rodgers, and Zidane at the top of the market.
- Talk is ramping up about Zinedine Zidane becoming the next Manchester United manager (5/2 - 6/1 with a cross-section of leading bookies)
- Dean Smith was swiftly appointed as the Next Norwich City manager, his unenviable task is to keep them in the EPL.
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United is odds on favourite to be next manager sacked/leaving.
- Steven Gerrard was appointed at Aston Villa on a three and half year contract.
- Ex England midfielders Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard head the Aston Villa and Norwich City managerial betting odds.
- Daniel Farke leaves Norwich City and Dean Smith exits Aston Villa.
3rd November 2021
- Unai Emery was all the rage for the Newcastle United job, the former Arsenal boss went into odds on for the vacancy, however, a new day saw Eddie Howe replace Emery at the top of the NUFC betting.
2nd November 2021
- How do you solve a problem like losing Jack Grealish?
- Dean Smith has been tasked with that conundrum and he is under pressure at Aston Villa after a poor start to the season.
- Nuno Espirito Santo is relieved of his duties at Tottenham after just 17 games in charge.
- He had a 47% win strike rate.
After heavy defeats for Manchester United and Norwich, both Ole at Manchester United and Norwich manager Daniel Farke have been backed to be the third manager to be sacked.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to be fully tested in the next month, just look at Manchester United's fixtures!
|02/11/2021||Atalanta||Away||Champions League||Drew 2-2|
|06/11/2021||Man City||Home||EPL||Lost 0-2|
|20/11/2021||Watford||Away||EPL||Lost 4-1 (sacked)|
|23/11/2021||Villareal||Away||Champions League|| |
Like Death and Taxes, it was inevitable that with new owners at Newcastle United Steve Bruce would be leaving, he is now gone.
Steve Bruce cannot get much shorter in the next manager to go market, 1/14 are odds that scream he's already gone.
Claudio Ranieri fills the vacancy at Watford, he needs to hit the ground running, walking stick or not.
Brandan Rodgers is many people's suggestion for the Newcastle Job.
Xisco is removed at Watford, the search begins for his replacement (however temporary).
Steve Bruce (4/9) at Newcastle and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (11/2) at Manchester United look like managers in the most danger to be next.
Farke, Hassenhuttl, and surprisingly Nuno Espirito Santo are also towards the head of the next manager to be sacked betting.
With the leading candidates to be sacked, it is interesting to see how tough a next month they have, lose some of these games and they could be gone.
- Norwich (H) - Won
- Burnley (a) -Won
- Wimbledon (H) -Won
- Tottenham (H) -Won
- Man Utd (a) - Lost
- Leeds (H) - Drew
- Watford (a) - Drew
- Wolves (a) -Drew
- Tottenham(H) -Won
- Liverpool (a) - Lost
- Brighton (H) - Drew
- West Ham(H) - Drew
- Manchester City (a) -Drew
- Sheffield United (a) Won
- Wolves (H) -Lost
- Wolves (H) - Lost
- Norwich (a) Won
- Stoke (H) - Lost
- Newcastle (H) -Drew
After 3 defeats 2 of which could have been expected the test for Arteta will come in September with easier games against Norwich and Burnley.
The same suspects head the next manager to go market, Arteta, Viera, Xisco, and Hasenhuttl, all look vulnerable.
Mikel Arteta new favourite with all online bookmakers in the next manager to be sacked betting market.
Patrick Vieira after a heavy 3-0 defeat at Chelsea moves into a clear second favourite for the chop.
Bruce and Hasenhuttl look in danger of being sacked after defeats by West Ham and Everton.
A new market is formed for the new season, with Viera at Palace and Xisco at newly-promoted Watford heading the betting to be the First EPL Manager to Leave Their Club.
The rank outsider to go is Pep Guardiola at 100/1.
The first manager sacked last season was Slaven Bilic who was let go by WBA in the middle of December.
Next Manager To Be Sacked - 2021 - Danger Levels
We have created a traffic light system to highlight the Next Manager To Leave Post Betting.
A few losses or a change in the boardroom can easily trigger a sacking.
This next manager to leave market also cover bosses that have just had enough of the pressure and decide to hand in their resignation.
Exchange trading on Betfair or Smarkets is also available if you decide that a manager may shorten or drift in the betting.
We shall revisit in May 2022.
Who Will Be The Next Manager To Leave?
|Jesse March||Leeds United|
|Antonio Conte||Tottenham Hotspur|
|Brendan Rodgers ||Leicester City |
|Bruno Lage ||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Middling Danger If Poor Run Of Results||Club|
|Thomas Tuchel ||Chelsea |
|Eddie Howe ||Newcastle |
|Ralph Hassenhuttl ||Southampton |
|Patrick Viera ||Crystal Palace |
|Graham Potter ||Brighton |
|Steven Gerrard||Aston Villa|
|Not Likely To Lose Their Job||Club|
|David Moyes||West Ham United|
|Pep Guardiola||Manchester City|
Premier League Managers
Each manager will have their own stand-alone blog that we will keep updated with managerial news, just click on the team names to be taken to the dedicated blog.
It was a poor 2020/21 EPL season for Mikel Arteta with the North London club scraping into 8th place.
2021/22 is looking a lot better for the Spaniard.
Former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard was appointed at Villa Park on the 11th of November 2021.
Newly promoted Brentford are managed by Thomas Frank, he has been in charge since October 2018.
The style of football Brentford play has been a joy to watch but they will need their wits about them in the 2021/22 season.
Graham Potter has been lauded as a coach and is often cited as a manager destined for a bigger club.
Appointed at the Amex in 2019 he seems to have good relations with the Brighton board.
Sean Dyche was the longest-serving manager in the EPL before being let go at the back end of the 2021/22 season.
He had performed miracles with such a small budget although the style of play is criticised by purists.
The next move for Sean Dyche is possibly the national team manager, he is currently towards the top of the Next England Manager Betting Market.
It was all change at Stamford Bridge in 2021 when prodigal son Frank Lampard was dismissed.
The former PSG manager Thomas Tuchel was the man chosen to replace Lampard.
Chelsea won the FA Cup and Champions League under the German, which is surely a testament to his quality as a man manager, and coach.
Roy Hodgson decided he was stepping down at the end of the season
Former Arsenal midfielder Patric Viera is the new boss at Selhurst Park, he has started well and instigated a new style of play.
Rafa Benitez answered their call and was appointed at Goodison Park in June 2021
The Spaniard lasted just 22 games before being sacked in January 2022.
Duncan Ferguson was put in temporary charge of the Toffees before Frank Lampard took the helm.
Marcelo Bielsa had a contract until the end of the 2020/21 season, the 65-year-old Argentinan only liked to sign one-year contracts
He had been a breath of fresh air in the three seasons he has been at Elland Road but was let go with Leeds facing relegation.
Jessie Marsch the former RB Leipzig coach was appointed to keep the Yorkshire side up.
The most improved side in the EPL including winning the title in 2016 and Leicester look like a settled club.
In 2019 Brendan Rodgers seamlessly took on the managerial role and they made it to Wembley for the FA Cup Final.
Rodgers leaving may come down to one of the big six calling.
It may be a surprise to many punters that Jurgen Klopp is even quoted in the market.
They set such a high standard in the 2019-20 season that it would have been near impossible to match those results.
You can view the candidates for Anfield on the Next Liverpool Manager Blog.
Pep Guardiola secured the EPL title in the 2020/21 season, the owners are very unlikely to let him go.
However, he has indicated that he will leave the Etihad of his own volition in 2023.
Ole Gunnar Solksajar was talked about as leaving Manchester United when early season results (2020/21 season) went badly, he was sacked on the 21st November.
United as a giant of the English game receives more column inches and TV coverage than most other teams, Ralf Rangnick may have to learn to live with speculation about who is going to replace him.
Never a dull moment at Newcastle with them being a sleeping giant
Their die-hard fans expect so much more and this means that any manager is under pressure from the get-go.
Steve Bruce was sacked in October 2021, he had been in charge since 2019 when he took over from the popular Rafa Benitez.
A new manager was appointed St James Park in the shape of Eddie Howe.
The Canaries bounced back under German manager Daniel Farke.
But after a poor start to the 21/22 season, the likeable German was sacked.
Dean Smith who had just lost his job at Villa Park was appointed in the middle of November.
Austrian Ralph Hasenhuttle has been at Saints since 2018.
Finishing positions of 16th and 11th in his first two seasons were acceptable.
The 2020/21 season was a mixed bag where they faded as the season progressed and finished a disappointing 15th.
Nuno Espirito - Santo was the call made by the Tottenham board, he had special shoes to fill and he couldn't quite manage it.
Antonio Conte was appointed on the 2nd November 2021.
Another team back in the top division.
Manager Xisco Munoz was towards the head of the betting to be the next manager to go, history told us that, he was gone after just 7 games of the new EPL season.
Claudio Ranieri will need to win a lot of matches if he is not to suffer the same fate as Munoz.
Claudio didn't win a lot of matches and was replaced by ex England manager Roy Hodgson.
Many Hammers fans were undecided about the appointment of David Moyes but the ex Everton and Man Utd boss guided the club into the Europa League by finishing 6th.
He has further pleased West Ham fans with the teams progress this season.
Wolves under Nuno Espirito Santo were promoted to the EPL in 2018.
They established themselves as a decent team to watch and have not looked relegation candidates in any season, finishing 7th twice, and 13th last season.
With Nuno gone new boss, Bruno Lage has continued the good work.
EPL Managers Sacked
We can tell how perilous football management is just by looking at those EPL managers who have lost their jobs since 2018.
2021/22 Season EPL Managers Sacked
|Manager ||Club ||Appointed ||Sacked ||Played ||Won ||Drew ||Lost ||Win% ||Last Game ||Season ||Position|
|Claudio Ranieri||Watford||4th October 2021||24th January 2022||14||2||1||11||14.29%||3-0 Home Loss To Norwich||20 Games Into Season||19th|
|Rafa Benitez||Everton||30th June 2021||16th January 2022||22||7||5||10||31.80%||2-1 Away Loss To Norwich||19 Games Into Season||16th|
|Xisco Munoz||Watford||20th December 2020||3rd October 2021||36||21||4||11||58.33%||1-0 Loss Away To Leeds||7 Games Into Season||15th|
|Steve Bruce||Newcastle United||17th July 2019||20th October 2021||97||28||28||41||28.90%||3-2 Loss At Home To Tottenham||8 Games Into Season||19th|
|Nuno Espirito - Santo||Tottenham||30th June 2021||1st November 2021||17||8||2||7||47.06%||3-0 Loss At Home To Man Utd||10 Games Into Season||8th|
|Daniel Farke||Norwich||25th May 2017||6th November 2021||208||87||49||72||41.80%||2-1 Victory Away At Brentford||11th Game Into Season||20th|
|Dean Smith||Aston Villa||10th October 2018||7th November 2021||139||55||28||56||39.57%||1-0 Loss Away at Southampton||11th Game Into Season||17th|
|Ole Gunnar Solsklaer||Manchester United||19th December 2018||21st November 2021||168||91||37||40||54.17%||4-1 Loss Away To Watford||12th Game Into Season||7th|
2021 EPL Managers Sacked or Moved On
|Nuno Espirito Santo||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Sam Allardyce||West Bromwich Albion|
|Roy Hodgson||Crystal Palace|
|Chris Wilder||Sheffield United|
2020 EPL Managers Sacked
|Slaven Bilic||West Brom|
2019 EPL Managers Sacked
|Claude Puel||Leicester City|
|Rafa Benitez||Newcastle (Left)|
|Claude Puel||Leicester City|
|Qui Que Florez||Watford|
|Manuel Pelligrini||West Ham|
2018 EPL Managers Sacked
|Jose Mourinho||Manchester United|
|David Moyes||West Ham|
Manager Sacking Markets
Selected online bookmakers have introduced new managerial markets such is the popularity of this type of bet.
Manager Sackings - Doubles and Trebles Option
You can now for example take a price on Arteta, Ranieri, and Hasenhuttl to be gone before the end of the 2021/22 season.
Let's say you think that a manager has a tough run of games and you can see the team plummeting down the table, you can now bet on him being gone by a certain time of the year.
1. To Leave Their Club before 31st January.
2. To Leave Their Club before the last game of the season.
You will still have the same EPL managers heading the betting but can back your opinion and win on that specific market.
3. Managerial Sacking Doubles
Fancy Both Ralph Hassenhuttl and Claudia Ranieri to leave before the end of the season, then that double can be a betting option with selected bookies.
To check which bookmakers will give you the best choices on manager sackings please visit the bookmaker betting pages on OLBG.
Premier League Managers Nationality
There are now only a small number of EPL managers who were born in the UK, foreign coaches have usurped their British counterparts and taught us how the game should be played.
None of the big six has a British manager and prior to those current appointments only two were previously in charge Frank Lampard at Chelsea and Northern Irishmen Brendan Rodgers.
It has become a sorry state of affairs that the boards of EPL clubs turn towards the continent before considering a homegrown manager.
|EPL Club||Manager||Place Of Birth|
|Arsenal||Mikel Arteta||San Sebastian, Spain|
|Aston Villa||Steven Gerrard||Merseyside, England|
|Brentford||Thomas Frank||Frederiksvaerk, Denmark|
|Brighton||Graham Potter||Solihull, England|
|Burnley||Sean Dyche||Kettering, England|
|Chelsea||Thomas Tuchel||Krumbach, Germany|
|Crystal Palace||Patrick Viera||Dakar, Senegal|
|Everton||Frank Lampard||Romford, England|
|Leeds||Marcelo Bielsa||Rosario, Argentina|
|Leicester||Brendan Rodgers||Carnlough, Northern Ireland|
|Liverpool||Jurgen Klopp||Stuttgart, Germany|
|Man City||Pep Guardiola||Santpedor, Spain|
|Man Utd||Ralf Rangnick||Backnang, Germany|
|Newcastle||Eddie Howe||Amersham, England|
|Norwich||Dean Smith||West Bromwich, England|
|Southampton||Ralph Hasenhuttl||Graz, Austria|
|Tottenham||Antonio Conte||Lecce, Italy|
|Watford||Roy Hodgson||Croydon, England|
|West Ham||David Moyes||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Wolves||Bruno Large||Setubal, Portugal|
Premier League Managers Since 2002
The Premier League was created in February 2002 and as you can imagine there have been plenty of managerial sackings and appointments.
The following EPL team managers list includes caretakers and temporary appointments who have been in charge since 2002.
You can see which board of directors take swift action when results go against them.
|Wolverhampton Wanderers ||11|
EPL Managers Sacked 2020/21 Season
The 2021/22 season so far has seen 10 big names lose their jobs.
- Claudio Ranieri
- Marcelo Bielsa
- Sean Dyche
- Rafa Benitez
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Xisco Nunez
- Steve Bruce
- Nuno Espirito - Santo
- Daniel Farke
- Dean Smith
2020/21 season saw 8 EPL managers "move on"
EPL Managers With Shortest Tenure
Apart from Caretaker and temporary appointments, the manager with the shortest time in charge of an EPL club is Les Reed.
The former technical director of the FA managed just 40 days at Charlton Athletic between November and December 2006, he was replaced by Alan Pardew.
Iain Dowie at Hull, Alan Shearer at Newcastle, Rene Meuleensteen at Fulham, and Frank De Boor at Crystal Palace were other short-lived managers of EPL clubs.
|Manager||Club||Time In Charge|
|Les Reed||Charlton Athletic||Nov 2006 - Dec 2006 - 40 Days|
|Iain Dowie||Hull City||March 2010 - May 2010 - 53 Days|
|Alan Shearer||Newcastle United||April 2009 - May 2009 - 53 Days|
|Rene Meuleensteen||Fulham||Dec 2013 - Feb 2014 - 75 Days|
|Frank De Boor||Crystal Palace||June 2017 - Sept 2017 -77 Days|