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Regicide in the EPL

Well, not exactly, but Sam Allardyce is the 8th manager to be dismissed from the 20 club league since the start of the season. The rate of turnover is astonishing. Since we are just half-way through the season, how many more changes could be in store before next season begins? Some of this is tied to turnover at the ownership level, some due to the urgency generated from the threat of relegation. But surely this is unprecedented.

The head of the "manager's union" (at least he tends to talk that way from time to time), Howard Wilkinson, slags off on the new owners here. I actually think Wilkinson has a point for once. But owners will be owners -- we have our own "King George" over here in MLB that may be the prototype -- and they pay good money for the privilege!