But that hasn't stopped question marks appearing over a number of managers in the Premier League, with Wolves' Mick McCarthy coming under scrutiny following a season where his side have failed to kick-on after a summer spend-up.
In fact, the the West Midlands based club haven't progressed at all since winning promotion in 2009 and supporters will be less than pleased with a third successive season battling relegation.
Each week we bring you our latest chart of the managers under pressure, and those on Easy Street. Here are Sportsmail's sack-race rankings - otherwise known as the Firing Line.
No 1: Mick McCarthy - Wolverhampton Wanderers
The promising draw at Tottenham has been followed up withsuccessive home derby defeats and the club plunging into the bottom three. FACup exit to Birmingham means a weekend off which could be a blessing indisguise for his struggling side. UP FIVE