Bournemouth sacking Scott Parker was unsurprising but also undeserved | Barney Ronay

The manager was always going to be under threat after saying the club is ‘ill-equipped’ for the Premier LeagueThe good news for Scott Parker is that Bournemouth’s owners agree with him. The club are indeed “ill-equipped” for the Premier League.The bad news for Scott Parker is that they now have decided the most easily replaced piece of equipment is (hang on) Scott Parker himself; that the simplest way of addressing the concerns raised by Scott Parker over the team managed by Scott Parker is to fire Scott Parker.