“Getting sacked in the morning”

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“Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby bfccrazy » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:33 am

Which managers have Burnley “got sacked” where a match against us has been the final straw for a manager and they have subsequently been sacked after playing us?

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:34 am

Wasn’t McClaren sacked at Forest soon after we’d beaten them 5-1 in 2011?
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Il Duce » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:35 am

Palace sacked De Boer after we beat them 1-0 at home.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:35 am

One definite was Nigel Worthington at Norwich in 2006. We won 4-1 at Carrow Road and he’d lost his job by the time we got back to the car.
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby MACCA » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:36 am

2 managers got sacked directly after facing us in the same season.

Think it was De Boer and Pardew in 17/18 season.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:39 am

Appleton at Blackburn, March 2013, sacked by Shebby despite David Dunn’s outrageous offside equaliser
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:39 am

Sure there has been quite a few over the past few years.

Appleton another.
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Il Duce » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:39 am

Appleton was also dismissed after we drew with Blackburn, or so I think.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Swizzlestick » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:51 am

Initially thought we were the ones responsible for Megson’s dismissal before Coyle jumped ship but it was actually after the next home game. Remember the Bolton fans absolutely hammering Megson at the Turf.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:54 am

Swizzlestick wrote:Initially thought we were the ones responsible for Megson’s dismissal before Coyle jumped ship but it was actually after the next home game. Remember the Bolton fans absolutely hammering Megson at the Turf.


That was the day Gartside told some Bolton fans outside the Turf that the opposition manager would be at Bolton within days

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Paul Waine » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:59 am

I guess it's too soon to claim that our 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge in April led to Sarri leaving Chelsea at the end of the season? ;)

And, the 0-3 at the Amex didn't help Chris Hughton's to keep his Brighton job?

I hope Chris Hughton is in a new role soon.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:01 am

ClaretTony wrote:One definite was Nigel Worthington at Norwich in 2006. We won 4-1 at Carrow Road and he’d lost his job by the time we got back to the car.

I was working with Peter Thornes brother at the time of the game.

Certainly his family and many other Norwich fans wanted Burnley to win so Worthington got potted.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:17 am

Quickenthetempo wrote:I was working with Peter Thornes brother at the time of the game.

Certainly his family and many other Norwich fans wanted Burnley to win so Worthington got potted.


Appalling treatment of Worthington that day from the home crowd, absolutely appalling, and seemingly led by the cook in the directors box who could be seen telling supporters at the end that he was going.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby claretblue » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:30 am

Swizzlestick wrote:Remember the Bolton fans absolutely hammering Megson at the Turf.

and Burnley absolutely hammering Bolton on that Boxing day fixture!

...but only drawing 1 all! :(
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Swizzlestick » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:33 am

claretblue wrote:and Burnley absolutely hammering Bolton on that Boxing day fixture!

...but only drawing 1 all! :(


Classic Matty Taylor free kick spesh for them if I remember rightly.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:37 am

claretblue wrote:and Burnley absolutely hammering Bolton on that Boxing day fixture!

...but only drawing 1 all! :(


Yes, second half especially.
Two of our best performances of the season, Bolton at home and Arsenal the home game before. Yet people say we were already down under Coyle.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:42 am

Steve Coppell...Reading play off semi-final defeat at their place.

Or did he resign?

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:43 am

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Yes, second half especially.
Two of our best performances of the season, Bolton at home and Arsenal the home game before. Yet people say we were already down under Coyle.

Yep , we've had far worse runs under Dyche but them same fans don't say a peep.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:54 am

2 Bee Holed wrote:Steve Coppell...Reading play off semi-final defeat at their place.

Or did he resign?


It was his last game but I think he resigned

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Woodleyclaret » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:58 am

Coppull resigned .He spent most of the match with his head in his hands.Reading fans always felt the match at the Turf was their chance.Once we had a 1 0 lead the second leg was always going to be a challenge but once Pato scored it was time for Que sera sera to boom out from the away end as Reading gave up

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Longside4evr » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:02 am

2 Bee Holed wrote:Steve Coppell...Reading play off semi-final defeat at their place.

Or did he resign?

He resigned but we caused it, if he had got to Wembley instead of us he wouldn't have so its as good as ;)

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:03 am

Woodleyclaret wrote:Coppull resigned .He spent most of the match with his head in his hands.Reading fans always felt the match at the Turf was their chance.Once we had a 1 0 lead the second leg was always going to be a challenge but once Pato scored it was time for Que sera sera to boom out from the away end as Reading gave up


They were better than us in the first leg and I would have been happy to come away with a 0-0 draw. Andre Bikey though handed things to us. I also thought they were better than us in the first half at Reading and if Simon Church, who gave Christian Kalvenes a roasting, could have crossed a ball we might have been in trouble. Then .... Martin Paterson and then .... Steven Thompson - that was it.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Clarets4me » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:07 am

ClaretTony wrote:Appleton at Blackburn, March 2013, sacked by Shebby despite David Dunn’s outrageous offside equaliser


I miss Shebby Singh :D
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:40 am

Clarets4me wrote:I miss Shebby Singh :D


So do I. Pure entertainment.
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby claretblue » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:57 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Then .... Martin Paterson and then .... Steven Thompson - that was it.


that was it??*!?

...what did Paterson and Thompson ever do for the Clarets?

mmmmm...would be a shame not to see again! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1LZ3q28AdE
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Funkydrummer » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:33 pm

claretblue wrote:that was it??*!?

...what did Paterson and Thompson ever do for the Clarets?

mmmmm...would be a shame not to see again! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1LZ3q28AdE


if you don't get shivers after watching that again, then there's summat wrong with you. :) :)
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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby Guller Bull » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:23 pm

Never ever tire of watching that!

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby rob63 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:22 am

Clarets4me wrote:I miss Shebby Singh :D


Shabby **** a couple of Rovers supporting mates used to call him

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ElectroClaret » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:26 am

ClaretTony wrote:So do I. Pure entertainment.


Some of those TV interviews that Steve Kean (hero) did at that time were an utter delight if you were a Claret. :D
A man promoted way, way beyond his meagre capabilities by the dummies at Deadwood. Excellent stuff.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ElectroClaret » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:36 am

Funkydrummer wrote:if you don't get shivers after watching that again, then there's summat wrong with you. :) :)


This is actually true.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby tim_noone » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:07 am

Was Paul clement on the list ??

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby dougcollins » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:33 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Appalling treatment of Worthington that day from the home crowd, absolutely appalling, and seemingly led by the cook in the directors box who could be seen telling supporters at the end that he was going.



You knew it was all over for Wortho when Delia rolled her sleeves up.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:45 pm

dougcollins wrote:You knew it was all over for Wortho when Delia rolled her sleeves up.


Awful from her at the end

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby claret10 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:32 pm

Our players definitely got Brian Laws the sack with their performance against Scunthorpe...still have flashbacks of Gabor Kiraly trying desperately to run back to his goal as they broke on us from a corner he had come upfield for

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:45 pm

claret10 wrote:Our players definitely got Brian Laws the sack with their performance against Scunthorpe...still have flashbacks of Gabor Kiraly trying desperately to run back to his goal as they broke on us from a corner he had come upfield for


Gabor Kiraly left the club long before the game you refer to which was against QPR in 2007.

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby claret10 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am

ClaretTony wrote:Gabor Kiraly left the club long before the game you refer to which was against QPR in 2007.


Am I getting two games mixed up or just the wrong keeper?

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Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

Postby ClaretTony » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:53 am

claret10 wrote:Am I getting two games mixed up or just the wrong keeper?


I think you are getting two games mixed up.

The QPR game in Nov 2007, we were 1-0 down into stoppage time and got a corner. Coyle sent Kiraly up but they broke and scored.

The Scunthorpe game was the final game of 2010 when we turned in a miserable performance which saw off Brian Laws. Lee Grant was in goal that day.
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