Date: 15th April 2022 at 12:35pm
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Relegation threatened Burnley have parted ways with manager Sean Dyche with just eight Premier League games remaining, an official statement has confirmed

The Clarets are currently 18th in the table, four points from safety having lost four of their last five games in the league.

Dyche spent a decade with the club, guiding them to two promotions to the top flight, the most recent of which was in 2016.

The Englishman’s greatest achievement with the Clarets undoubtedly came in 2018, though, when he guided the club to a seventh-placed finish, their highest since 1974, and secured Europa League football for the first time in more than half a century in doing so.

This season, the 50-year-old had struggled to recreate his previous successes, however, and Burnley currently find themselves occupying one of the relegation spaces.

Dyche’s last game in charge of Burnley was a shock 2-0 defeat to rock-bottom Norwich City

Dyche’s last game in charge was a 2-0 defeat to fellow strugglers Norwich City on Sunday, although the Clarets did beat Everton, who sit just a place above them, in their previous match.

He leaves along with assistant manager Ian Woan, first team coach Steve Stone and goalkeeping coach Billy Mercer.

The former Millwall boss was the longest serving of all current Premier League managers, a record that is now passed to Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp, who has spent six-and-a-half years at Anfield.

The ex-Bristol City boss leaves Turf Moor with a win percentage of just under 50%.

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