Wayne Rooney sacked as Birmingham manager after just 15 games in charge

02 January 2024 11:06
Former England player out after brief spell at St Andrew’s‘We are committed to doing what is necessary to bring success’Wayne Rooney has been sacked by Birmingham City after 83 days. Rooney lost nine of his 15 matches and supporters turned on the former England and Manchester United captain during Monday’s 3-0 defeat by Leeds.For Birmingham and their ambitious American owner, Knighthead, Rooney’s exit is an embarrassing end to a disastrous episode. On the day Rooney was unveiled at St Andrew’s their chief executive, Garry Cook, promised “no-fear football” but they are left needing to salvage their season amid the threat of relegation to League One. Birmingham are six points above the drop zone. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian