Frank de Boer has been sacked as Crystal Palace manager after five games and 77 days in charge.

The shortest Premier League managerial tenure in terms of games


Crystal Palace have parted ways with manager Frank De Boer after 77 days in charge. De Boer have only managed five (5) games as Crystal Palace manager winning just one.

The  Dutchman has endured a frustrating start to life in the English premiere league this season after experiencing similar fits with Inter Milan last season. He was sacked by Inter Milan in November 2016 after 85 days.

Announcing the Dutchman’s departure on the club website,Palace said: “We would like to thank Frank for his dedication and hard work.”, also a tweet from crystal palace on Twitter all but confirmed the sack.



De Boer has the  shortest Premier League managerial tenure in terms of games, and the 47-year-old’s past two jobs have lasted a combined 162 days. The former Ajax boss De Boer only took over this summer,succeeding Sam Allardyce, who left after helping Palace avoid relegation last season.


The Eagles are 19th in the Premier League after losing 1-0 at Burnley on Sunday – and failed to score in their four league matches under De Boer.

Prior to that he had won the Eredivisie four years in a row, between 2011 and 2015.

His only win as Palace manager came in the EFL Cup against Ipswich Town. His premiere league record was as follow..

Games   4

Loss       4

Draw     0

Shots     57

Goals     0

Former England boss Roy Hodgson will replace him, according to the information recieved from the club.

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