Aston Villa sack Gerrard, to sign Pochettino?

  Steven Gerrard has been sacked as Aston Villa manager following the 3-0 loss at Fulham on Thursday. (Photo credit: Super Sport) Aston Vill...

 

Steven Gerrard has been sacked as Aston Villa manager following the 3-0 loss at Fulham on Thursday. (Photo credit: Super Sport)

Aston Villa FC has announced the departure of head coach Steven Gerrard following an embarrassing day out at Craven Cottage where they lost 3-0.

The former England international was appointed in November 2021 to replace the then-manager Dean Smith. Gerrard enjoyed a great start but his team soon regressed and struggled through the season but Thursday night’s loss leaves Villa just outside the relegation zone on goal difference.

Gerrard watched helplessly on the sidelines as Fulham fans chant “you’re getting sacked in the morning”. In his post-match interview, Gerrard said: “I thought I picked the right team for the game but in the end, I saw the opposite”

Calamitous errors from Tyrone Mings have haunted Villa in back-to-back games and with the ugly history that saw the England center-back lose his armband, it’s easy to wonder if the defender got his wish after the announcement of Gerrard’s sack.

"We were second best for the majority of the first half and were lucky to still be in the game at half-time, it was down to our keeper making some outstanding saves.

"The performance was nowhere near good enough.

"Tonight was a tough night for me personally. We will see what happens but I understand the situation we are in."

Gerrard has left Villa in a worse state than Dean Smith did; Villa had ten points from eleven games and on 15th in the league before Smith was fired. Gerrard’s Villa is 17th on the log, scoring only seven goals and on nine points from eleven games.

Gerrard’s excuse would be thoroughly scrutinized after the club’s hierarchy backed him heavily with the acquisition of Phillippe Coutinho, Diego Carlos, Lucas Digne, Boubacar Kamara and Leandor Dendoncker. The team does not deserve a relegation zone placement.

Word on the street is that Mauricio Pochettino is wanted by Villa fans, the Argentine is out of job and would relish another crack at the premier league. Gerrard only won 12 games in 38 games, the least of any recent manager that lasted up to 38 games.

 

Name

Aaron Ramsey,5,Ac Milan,44,Adam Llana,1,Adnan Januzaj,3,AFCON,11,AFCON 2021,10,AFCON.Super Eagles,1,Aguero,8,Ajax,6,Alex Iwobi,5,Alexis Sanchez,3,Alvaro Morata,3,Ander Herrera,1,andre ayew,1,Andre schurrle,2,Andrea Pirlo,3,Andrey Arshavin,1,Angel Di Maria,4,anthony martial,3,antonio conte,20,arda turan,4,Argentina,27,Arjen Robben,2,Arsenal,478,Arsene Wenger,20,Arteta,18,arturo vidal,2,AS Roma,12,Asamoah Gyan,2,Aston Villa,27,Atletico,2,Atletico Madird,1,Atletico Madrid,38,Aubameyang,7,Bacary Sagna,1,Bale,2,Ballon d'or,7,Balotelli,3,Barcelona,215,Bastian Schweinsteiger,2,Bayer Leverkusen,1,Bayern munich,64,begovic,1,belgium,15,Benfica,2,Benitez,3,benteke,1,Benzema,9,Bertrand Traore,1,betting,275,betting tips,4,Birmingham,1,blog post,27,blog spot,1,blogpost,5,blow,1,Borrusia Dortmund,3,Borussia Dortmund,16,Bournemouth,4,Brazil,31,Brazil 2014,6,brazil match highlights,1,Brazuca,1,Breaking news,20,Brendan Rodgers,1,Brighton,14,bruno fernandes,9,Bundesliga,13,Burkina faso,2,Burnley,10,cameroon,15,Capital one cup,15,Carabao cup,7,cardiff,4,Cardiff city,2,Carlos Marchena,1,Carlos Tevez,2,Carlton Cole,1,cavani,1,Cazorla,1,CECH,3,Celta vigo,2,Cesar Azpilicueta,3,Cesc Fabregas,3,Champions League,68,championship,3,CHAN,1,Charly Musonda,1,chelsea,537,Cheslea,5,Chile,1,Christian Benteke,2,colombia,3,conte,2,Copa America,6,Copa Lagos 2013,1,Costa Rica,2,Coutinho,2,Cristiano Ronaldo,180,croatia,5,Crystal Palace,7,Crystal Palce,1,Dani Alves,3,Daniel Sturridge,1,Danny Welbeck,1,David Alaba,1,David Beckham,3,David de gea,3,David Luiz,6,David Moyes,3,David Silva,3,de jong,1,Demba Ba,2,Denmark,7,Di Maria,5,dider drogba,1,Didier Drogba,5,Diego Costa,10,Donnaruma,1,Dortmund,3,Douglas Costa,2,drake,1,Dzeko,1,Eboue,1,eden hazard,16,edgar davids,1,Edin Dzeko,1,Egypt,7,El Classico,10,El Shaarawy,1,elche,1,Elderson Echiejile,1,Emmanuel Emenike,1,emre can,1,england,66,English premier league,131,Enyimba FC,2,EPL,193,Eric de Oliveira,1,Erik Lamela,1,Erling Haaland,20,Ethiopia,1,Eto'o,2,Euro,2,Euro 2020,72,Europa League,21,Europe,8,Everton,46,FA,2,FA Cup,29,FA Cup final,4,Fabio,1,Fabio Borini,1,Fabregas,1,Falcao,9,fans,1,Feature,1,feature dpost,1,featured,1664,Featured news,2,Featured post,702,featured postSource: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe,1,fernado llorente,1,fernandinho,1,Fernando Torres,3,Fetaured,1,FIFA,17,fifa 16,4,FIFA Ballon d'or,2,fifth round draw,1,Fiorentina,3,Football,46,Football news,13,football wags,1,footballer's girlfriend,1,france,21,Franck Ribery,3,Frank Lampard,12,French Ligue 1,15,Fulham,6,Fulham Liverpool,3,gabriel Jesus,13,Gareth Bale,12,Gary Neville,1,German Bundesliga,14,German cup,2,Germany,27,Gervinho,1,getafe,1,Ghana,13,gibbs,1,gif,123,Giorgio Chiellini,1,Giroud,2,goal,66,Goals,2,Golazo,73,gold cup,1,Golden eaglets,2,Gonzalo Higuain,1,Gossip,91,graphic,4,Grealish,2,guedes,1,Guiseppe Rossi,1,Haaland,1,Halloween,1,Hamburger,1,Harry Kane,31,hazard,3,Hernanes,1,Hertha Berlin,1,history,1,Holland,13,huddersfield,2,Hulk,1,Hull city,3,Ibrahimovic,1,iceland,2,iheanacho,1,IK Uche,2,Iker Casillas,2,Individual Highlights,20,Iniesta,4,inler,1,Inter,1,Inter Milan,30,International friendly,12,Interview,17,Isco,1,Italian Serie A,23,Italy,26,ivica Olic,1,Ivory coast,2,Iwobi,1,Jack Wilshere,1,Jadon Sancho,1,James Rodriguez,1,Japan,2,Javi Martinez,1,Javier Hernandez,1,Jesus navas,1,Joe Hart,1,Joel Campbell,1,John Obi Mikel,3,John Terry,3,Johnny Evans,1,Jordan,1,jordon ibe,1,Jorginho,1,jose callejon,1,Jose Mourinho,69,Juan Mata,20,Juventus,73,Kagawa,2,Kaka,2,Kante,5,Karim Benzema,20,Kelechi Iheanacho,12,Kenneth Omeruo,3,Kenya,1,Kevin De Bruyne,29,Klopp,30,koke,1,kolarov,1,Kyle walker,1,LA Galaxy,1,La liga,92,Lamela,1,Lates news,2,latest,2,latest news,7,latest news,1614,latest news news,1,latest news world cup,1,latest news. video,2,latest post,1,Laurent Koscielny,1,Lavezzi,1,Lazio,2,Leandro Bacuna,1,leicester,8,Leicester city,34,Lewandoski,2,Ligue 1,10,lille,4,Lionel Messi,59,Lionel Messi. Argentina,2,Live stream,73,liverpool,285,Loic Remy,2,louis van gaal,7,Lucas Moura,1,Luis suarez,20,Luka Modric,2,Lukaku,4,Lyon,5,Man city,82,Man United,28,Man utd,4,Mancheste City,1,manchester city,224,manchester united,397,Manchetser city,1,manchetser united,2,Mandela,1,Maradona,6,Marco Reus,3,Mario Balotelli,12,Mario Gotze,1,Marseille,4,match,1,Match fixing,1,Match highlights,391,match highlights manchester city,1,match highliths,1,match higlights,1,Match Preview,24,match report,128,matci,1,Maurizio Sarri,4,Mbappe,20,Memphis Depay,4,Mertesacker,1,mess,1,Messi,52,mesut ozil,10,Mexico,13,Michael Carrick,1,Michel Platini,1,mikel,1,Mikel Arteta,17,Mikel Obi,1,miranda,1,MLS,7,Monaco,5,Mourinho,5,mum,1,Nadal,1,Nani,3,Napoli,12,nathan,1,neews,1,new,3,New Zealand,1,newcastel,1,Newcastle,33,Newcastle united,10,news,2863,news latest news,1,news manchester united,1,news Obi Mikel,1,news. opinion,1,news. video,1,newst chelsea,1,Neymar,33,Nigeria,295,Nigeria premier League,2,Norwich,8,Novak Djokovic,1,NPFL,6,Obi Mikel,1,ochoa,1,odion ighalo,3,olic,1,Oliver Giroud,3,Olivier Giroud,3,Olly Murs,1,Olympique Marseille,2,Opinion,584,Opinion champions league,1,oscar,3,Ozil,6,Pandurii,1,Patrick Vieira,4,Paul Pogba,17,Pedro,9,Pemier League,1,Pep Guardiola,46,Per Mertesacker,1,peru,1,Petr Cech,8,Phillipe Coutinho,5,Picture,172,picture. Arsenal,1,Pictures,18,pictures news,1,pictures real madrid,1,Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,24,Piers Morgan,4,pinto,1,pique,5,Pirlo,1,Player and Manager of the month,1,playoffs,1,Pochettino,3,Pogba,1,POLAND,1,porto,3,portugal,18,post-match interview,2,predictions,136,Premier League,652,Preview,3,PSG,86,Pulisic,1,Qatar,1,Qatar 2022,19,Rafael Nada,1,raheem sterling,13,Ramires,2,Real Betis,1,Real Madrid,176,real marid,1,Real Sociedad,3,reece oxford,1,Rio Ferdinand,3,Robert Lewandoski,4,Robert Lewandowski,9,Robert Snodgrass,1,Robin Van persie,7,Robinho,1,Roma,4,Romelu Lukaku,15,Ronaldinho,2,Ronaldo,1,Rooney,3,rumour,9,Ryan giggs,2,Sadio Mane,15,salah,48,Sam Sodje,1,Sami Khedira,1,sampdoria,1,Samsung,1,Samuel Eto'o,3,Sancho,1,Santi Cazorla,1,sarri,1,scary,1,Schalke,9,Scotland,3,senegal,9,Sepp Blatter,1,sergio aguero,8,Sergio Ramos,7,Serie A,40,Sevilla,9,Sky sports,1,Song,1,Southampton,20,Spain,47,Spanis La liga,3,Spanish La Liga,20,Starting XI,2,Steven Gerrard,16,Stoke,3,Stoke city,5,Suarez,2,suicide bomber,1,sunday oliseh,2,Sunderland,6,super eagles,30,Super Falcons,1,Super League,5,Swansea,6,SWEDEN,2,Taiye Taiwo,1,Team news,46,team news. Liverpool,1,team of the week,2,terrorist,1,the fa cup,3,thibaut courtois,3,Thiery Henry,12,Thomas Tuchel,24,Timo Werner,5,toni kroos,1,tor,1,Tottenahm,2,Tottenham,100,Tottenham hotspur,68,Transfe,1,Transfer,482,Transfer news,137,transfer news latest news,1,Transfer rumour,2,Transfers,1,transfers news,1,trasnfer,1,Tunisia,3,U-17 World cup,5,uchebo,1,UCL,42,UEFA,17,UEFA Champions League,38,UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE,2,Unai Emery,5,Uruguay,4,USA,4,Valencia,3,van gaal,2,Van persie,2,Victor Moses,7,Vidal,1,Video,883,Video falcao,1,video match highlights,1,video world cup,1,video. barcelona. neymar,1,video. goal,1,videos,8,Vieo,1,Villareal,6,Villarreal,6,Vincent Enyeama,3,viswo,1,WAG,1,WAGS,3,Watford,14,Wayen Rooney,1,Wayne Rooney,13,Welbeck,1,Werder Bremen,2,West brom,5,West Ham,32,Willian,5,Wolfsburg,4,Wolves,15,women,2,World cup,398,World cup qualifier,22,Xabi Alonso,1,Yaya Toure,7,Yoan Gouffran,1,Yohan Cabaye,2,Zambia,1,Zidane,6,Zlatan Ibrahimovic,12,
ltr
item
Footballnus | Get the latest football news, highlights, videos, and transfer gossip: Aston Villa sack Gerrard, to sign Pochettino?
Aston Villa sack Gerrard, to sign Pochettino?
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEilFbZ6BmFB3hqNlArUj4njDXQD9xTeFLbUzRYppJABxD4gn3p44E1vZnQGH9cMuMm6roWPba8eU21G-8LpjVHCPp8_qRd0rc3qugIvo9x9LGvPa1pjhiceJJv3sMkJMgngK1GeSB0Q7Qr69szycVsVhGzwH3G3ImYuC0wDug_PoidlWAn2Cmt7_fJw/w640-h354/steven-gerrard-221020-dejected-g-1050.jpg
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEilFbZ6BmFB3hqNlArUj4njDXQD9xTeFLbUzRYppJABxD4gn3p44E1vZnQGH9cMuMm6roWPba8eU21G-8LpjVHCPp8_qRd0rc3qugIvo9x9LGvPa1pjhiceJJv3sMkJMgngK1GeSB0Q7Qr69szycVsVhGzwH3G3ImYuC0wDug_PoidlWAn2Cmt7_fJw/s72-w640-c-h354/steven-gerrard-221020-dejected-g-1050.jpg
Footballnus | Get the latest football news, highlights, videos, and transfer gossip
https://www.footballnus.com/2022/10/aston-villa-sack-gerrard-to-sign.html
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/2022/10/aston-villa-sack-gerrard-to-sign.html
true
138668994082972833
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content