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Bury sack manager Blackwell

Bury have sacked manager Kevin Blackwell, with the club lying fourth from bottom of League Two.

Last Updated: 14/10/13 at 22:33 Post Comment

Kevin Blackwell: Sacked by Bury

Kevin Blackwell: Sacked by Bury

Bury were relegated from League One last season and 16 players left in the summer as the club looked to ease financial pressure following a takeover in May.

Blackwell had been out of football for more than two years when he took over at Gigg Lane in September last year.

They are currently 21st in League Two, without a win in their last seven games and just one point off the relegation places.

The 54-year-old had handed contracts to 17 players since the summer and signed a further five on loan before being shown the door by the Shakers.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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