Frank de Boer has been sacked by Crystal Palace just 77 days and four games into the job. But that’s far from the shortest managerial tenure we have seen in this country.
The Dutchman joined the south London club on 26 June, replacing Sam Allardyce, who had retired after keeping Palace in the Premier League at the end of last season.
However, despite ambitions of overhauling Palace’s style and establishing them in the top flight for the long-term, De Boer’s start of four defeats – and no goals scored – has led the board to sack him.
Here, we take a look at the 10 shortest managerial stints in English football…