25 April 2014 13:00 | By Aaron Chong, assistant Sports editor
10 sackings that will surprise you

High-profile dismissals in the world of sport that sent us doing a double-take

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This week saw the sacking for one of the biggest jobs in football, as Manchester United fans witnessed the first firing in a generation when David Moyes was relieved of his duties as manager. For a club as globally recognised as United, the news attracted enormous media attention, spreading like wildfire throughout social media and warranting coverage on newspaper front pages across the world.

In light of Moyes’ mere 10 months in charge, we dug up other dismissals that sent equally or almost as many ripples throughout the sporting world.


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