December 03, 2018

Struggling Southampton sack Hughes


Mark Hughes has paid the price for Southampton's poor start to the season, with the club announcing his departure on Monday. Mark Hughes has been sacked as Southampton manager despite Saturday's 2-2 draw against his former club Manchester United.

The Saints, who drew with Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday, are 18th in the table.

Southampton confirmed the move in a statement, adding: "The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already under way." The club also released a statement reading: "Southampton Football Club can today confirm it has parted company with First Team Manager Mark Hughes.

"Assistant First Team Manager Mark Bowen and Assistant First Team Coach Eddie Niedzwiecki have also left the club.

"We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St Mary’s".

Mark Hughes has paid the price for Southampton's poor start to the season, with the club announcing his departure on Monday. Mark Hughes has been sacked as Southampton manager despite Saturday's 2-2 draw against his former club Manchester United.

The Saints, who drew with Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday, are 18th in the table.

Southampton confirmed the move in a statement, adding: "The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already under way." The club also released a statement reading: "Southampton Football Club can today confirm it has parted company with First Team Manager Mark Hughes.

"Assistant First Team Manager Mark Bowen and Assistant First Team Coach Eddie Niedzwiecki have also left the club.

"We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St Mary’s".