Football League managers left high and dry by need for instant results | Jacob Steinberg

25 March 2016 11:08
Managerial sackings are being made with alarming regularity, with 17 first-time managers dismissed last season as a dysfunctional, impatient culture has made the career prospects of novices more fragile than everAt 6.55pm last Saturday, Ray Trew, the owner of Notts County, thanked Jamie Fullarton for his efforts, praised his professionalism and predicted he still has a bright future in the game. But the 69th day of Fullarton’s first managerial job was one to forget. A 4-1 defeat at home to Exeter City left the club 19th in League Two and Fullarton was unemployed, two months after replacing Ricardo Moniz.Sometimes there is barely time to pause for thought. They moved on quickly at Meadow Lane and a day later Mark Cooper, sacked by Swindon Town in October, became County’s third manager of the season. The cycle continues. Related: Notts County up for sale after chairman Ray Trew steps down over ‘foul abuse’ Related: Johnstone’s Paint to end sponsorship of Football League Trophy Related: Peterborough on rise from their ‘rock bottom’ to leave Doncaster in mire | Jeremy Alexander Continue reading. . read full article

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