Villa sack Di Matteo after defeat to PNE
Aston Villa have sacked manager Roberto Di Matteo in the wake of their defeat to Preston North End on Saturday.
The Italian was only appointed in June and was in charge for 12 games, Villa winning just once.
First-half goals from Ben Pearson and Jordan Hugill condemned the Midlands outfit to defeat at Deepdale.
The travelling Villa supporters turned on Di Matteo during the game, singing ‘you’re getting sacked in the morning’ three times.
Di Matteo’s assistant, Steve Clarke, has been put in caretaker charge.
Villa announced on Monday morning that they had parted company with Di Matteo who... read more
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