Rise in manager dismissals in 2010/11
January 1, 2000
58 changes last season
The 2010/11 season saw a rise in manager dismissals compared to 2009/10 according to figures from the League Managers Association. There were 58 changes of manager last season with dismissals accounting for 40 of those. This compared with 2009/10 in which there were 51 changes and 36 dismissals. The average time spent in the job rose from 1.4 years to 1.58 years although many longer serving managers such as Dave Jones and Rafa Benitez lost their jobs during the recorded period.