Palace not willing to die of De Boer-dom; sack Frank

Date published: Monday 11th September 2017 1:11

Crystal Palace have sacked Frank de Boer just four games into the new Premier League season.

De Boer was appointed as Sam Allardyce’s replacement in the summer, but a terrible start to the campaign has seen him become the first manager to be sacked this season.

A 1-0 defeat to Burnley means that the south London club are the first in Premier League history to lose each of their first four games without scoring.

Daniel Storey questioned the decision to sack De Boer after the Burnley loss, with Palace now lining Roy Hodgson to replace the Dutchman.

Palace released the following statement on their website:

‘Crystal Palace Football Club have this morning parted company with Frank de Boer.

‘We would like to thank Frank for his dedication and hard work during his time at the Club.

‘A new manager will be appointed in due course and we wish Frank the very best of luck for the future.

‘There will be no further comment at this time.’

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