Ferguson sacked as Preston boss

29 December 2010 05:23
Preston North End have sacked manager Darren Ferguson with the club bottom of the Championship table.The 38-year-old Scot took charge at Deepdale in January, but won only 13 of his 49 games in charge. [LNB]A statement on the club website read: "The club expressed their appreciation of the efforts made by Darren. [LNB]"We felt that the league position represented a significant threat to the club and it was felt that a change of manager might bring better fortune." [LNB]Ferguson's last game in charge at Deepdale was a 3-1 defeat by Middlesbrough on Tuesday and Preston sit five points adrift of 21st-placed Boro in the table.

Source: BBC_Sport