Graham Potter has become the latest Premier League manager to be sacked after less than seven months as coach of Chelsea. Potter was sacked hours after Leicester also parted ways with Brendan Rodgers due to a bad run of results that has left the club in the relegation zone.
The departures of Potter and Rodgers are among the long list of managers who have been sacked in the Premier League this season.
How many Premier League managers have been sacked season?
A total of 12 Premier League managers have been sacked so far during the 2022/23 season. This means that the current campaign has broken the record for the most sackings in a single season in the history of the competition. The previous record was ten sackings, which took place in 2021/22, 2017/18, 2013/14, and 2008/09.
Out of the 20 Premier League clubs, ten have sacked their managers this season, while Chelsea and Southampton have done it twice.
Premier League managers that have been sacked this season
The following Premier League managers have been sacked this season:
- Scott Parker (August 30)
- Thomas Tuchel (September 7)
- Bruno Lage (October 2)
- Steven Gerrard (October 20)
- Ralph Hasenhuttl (November 6)
- Frank Lampard (January 23)
- Jesse Marsch (February 6)
- Nathan Jones (February 12)
- Patrick Vieira (March 17)
- Antonio Conte (March 26)
- Brendan Rodgers (April 2)
- Graham Potter (April 2)
Potter had a win rate of 39% for Chelsea, the lowest of any permanent manager for the club this century. Chelsea is currently in 11th place in the table and 12 points off the top four.