Crystal Palace has sacked their manager Neil Warnock after a disastrous run of results and a 1-3 defeat to Southampton at home was the last nail in the coffin for the English Premier League manager.
Crystal Palace have stooped into the relegation zone after a run of poor performances which goes down to the last six matches where they have been winless. A dismal performance on Boxing Day against Southampton lead the Palace board to take action and stop the team from slumping lower in the division.
The sacking of Neil Warnock is the first sacking of the Premier League season, and may mark the start of the many as we are used to seeing every season. This season would be remembered as the one which waited a long time for the sacking of a manager, but the procession has now started and may spread to other teams struggling like Crystal Palace.
Neil Warnock just managed 15 wins in the 18 matches this season so far played, amassing just three victories on the way which has seen Crystal Palace just 5 points ahead of Leicester City at the bottom of the Premier League Table. In a league that is so fast and demanding, poor performances and continuity of bad results is not tolerated and always has consequences.
Keith Millen will take temporary charge of Crystal Palace following the sacking of Neil Warnock and will lead the side against QPR on Sunday, 28th December. It will be his second spell as a caretaker manager and he would be looking to impress the board this time round to make it a permanent role.
Crystal Palace fans will now look forward to Keith Millen to rejuvenate the side against QPR and get a result that would help their cause a bit. An end to the six match winless streak may be the perfect start for the caretaker manager and would get the team some valuable points in the relegation battle.
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