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Leeds United sack Darko Milanic after just six games in charge

The Slovenian is the third Leeds manager in five months to be sacked.

Milanic failed to win one league game.
Milanic failed to win one league game.
Image: Stephen Pond

LEEDS UNITED HAVE announced the sacking of manager Darko Milanic following today’s 2-1 defeat to Wolves.

Milanic is the third Leeds manager to be sacked by owner Massimo Cellino in the last five months and leaves his post after just 32 days in charge.

Today’s defeat leaves Leeds sitting 18th in the league, without a win in their last six league games.

Cellino said this evening, “I want to apologise to the supporters, they deserve better results.”

Neil Redfearn will take charge of training on Monday having done so after the sacking of previous manager David Hockaday.

The news came just an hour after the official Leeds United Twitter account had tweeted quotes from Milanic about how he was confident of turning things around.

leeds The official Leeds Twitter account made a bit of a turnaround earlier. Source: @LUFC

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