Burnley sack Sean Dyche in midst of Premier League relegation battle

Dyche took over at Turf Moor in October 2012Clarets in drop zone, four points from safetyBurnley have sacked Sean Dyche as manager with the club battling to stay in the Premier League. Dyche, who took the job in October 2012, leaves with his team third from bottom, four points adrift of 17th-placed Everton.“Results this season have been disappointing and, while this was an incredibly difficult decision, with eight crucial games of the campaign remaining, we feel a change is needed to give the squad the best possible chance of retaining its Premier League status,” said the chairman, Alan Pace.