BPL: Tottenham Fire Manager Andre Villas-Boas

Tottenham have sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas in the wake of Sunday’s 5-0 Premier League thrashing by Liverpool. The loss was the club’s worst at White Hart Lane in 16 years and left them seventh in the table , eight points behind leaders Arsenal. Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas, 36, took over at Tottenham in Jully 2012. 

“The club can announce that agreement has been reached with head coach Andre Villas-Boas for the termination of his services,” said a Spurs statement. “The decision was by mutual consent and in the interests of all parties.”

Technical co-ordinator Tim Sherwood will take charge of the Capital One Cup tie against West Ham on Wednesday.

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Source: BBC Sport