Manager Simon Grayson has parted company with Sunderland, who’re 22nd within the Championship after 15 video games.
His departure, introduced 20 mins after a Three-Three draw with bottom-of-the-table Bolton Wanderers, comes simply 4 months after he used to be appointed.
The former Preston North End boss took over on the Stadium of Light in June, changing David Moyes, who left after the membership have been relegated.
However, the 47-year-old gained only one league recreation as Sunderland boss.
Chief govt Martin Bain stated: “Simon and his workforce have labored tirelessly to reach the most productive for the soccer membership all through their time right here.
“While we was hoping that Simon’s enjoy within the Football League would lend a hand us to a a success season, effects have now not been just right sufficient for a membership of this stature.
“In order for us to improve upon our current position we believe a fundamental change is necessary.”
Grayson had mentioned his self assurance that he used to be the “right man for the job” as just lately as Monday’s media convention to preview the Bolton fit, in spite of the drive surrounding the sport.
“Am I the right man? Certainly am,” he informed BBC Newcastle within the build-up. “I’ve been through things. There aren’t better or experienced managers out there that would want this job, or can do a better job than what I’m doing at the moment in time.”
But Tuesday’s failure to overcome the department’s backside aspect, thus proceeding a winless house run that is going again to December 2016, marked the top of Grayson’s brief reign.
He is the 9th everlasting manager to go away the Wearsiders since Roy Keane’s go out in December 2008.
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