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Started by 6to24characters on Aug 1, 2021 9:44:26 PM
The Sack Race 2021 - 2022

Pick the 7 most likely managers or head coaches to leave their jobs.

Rules in first post and here's a link to the Google Sheet

6to24characters - 01 Aug 2021 21:44:56 (#1 of 260)


Each player must select seven nominees that are currently Team Managers or Head Coaches in the English Premier League, English Championship, English Football League 1, English Football League 2, Scottish Premier League, Scottish Championship, Scottish Football League 1 or Scottish Football League 2

One nominee in each squad may be identified as the Joker

When a nominee leaves their position, the player will gain 1 point and the nominee will leave the squad

When a new nominee is identified into a squad, they may not gain points until 7 days have elapsed following nomination

Caretaker managers fare rom within the club are not available for nomination. Managers appointed on a temporary or short contract are available for nomination.

Entries submitted before 18:00 BST Friday 6 August will be immediately available to gain points

Entries submitted before 18:00 BST Monday 9 August will be subject to the 7-day waiting period

Entries submitted after 18:00 BST Monday 9 August will be subject to the 7-day waiting period and a 3-point penalty.

The game ends at 2359 BST Tuesday 31 May 2022. The final score will be calculated and the winner announced at that point

A nominated Joker wins 2 Bonus points

There will be 1 Bonus Point if the nominee is replaced by Neil Lennon, Roy Hodgson or John Sheridan

There will be 3 Bonus Points if the nominee is replaced by Robbie Savage, Graeme Souness or Roy Keane.

There will be 5 Bonus Points if the immediate cause of the nominee leaving their post is that they are arrested, charged or convicted of an offence.

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 14:31:50 (#2 of 260)


Thanks 6to.

johnarrgh - 02 Aug 2021 15:46:10 (#3 of 260)


Globulin - 02 Aug 2021 16:45:25 (#4 of 260)


thisonehasalittlehat - 02 Aug 2021 17:05:25 (#5 of 260)

I think the new crystal palace manager will be first to go and will be replaced by Roy Hodgson. However I don't know any other managers so I can't enter.

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 16:06:04 (#6 of 260)



Vierra could be gone pretty quickly

Lage at Wolves?

Hasselbaink at Burton?

Joey Barton at Bristol Rovers!!!

Munoz at Watford?

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 16:08:15 (#7 of 260)

Or Postecoglou at Celtic? Tam Courts at Dundee Utd?

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 16:09:04 (#8 of 260)

oo- doesn't the } work on the beta?

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 16:28:12 (#9 of 260)

OK- My list:

Munoz- Watford (J)

Hassenhuttl- Soton

Viera- Crystal Palace

Lage- Wolves

Barton- Bristol Rovers

Tom 'Tam' Courts- Dundee Utd

Rooney- Derby Co.

Chazzer - 02 Aug 2021 16:30:59 (#10 of 260)

BTW- will there be a Transfer window in January again this year?

Vendor - 02 Aug 2021 17:20:56 (#11 of 260)

Barton (Bristol R), Joker.

Postecoglou (Celtic)

Murray (Airdrie)

Smith (Aston Villa)

McGann (Hull City)

Moore (Sheff Wed)

Evans (Gillingham)

Arjuna - 02 Aug 2021 18:54:36 (#12 of 260)

Or Postecoglou at Celtic?

will he be in the job on the 6th august? what happens if he is sacked before this competition starts.

6to24characters - 03 Aug 2021 03:08:20 (#13 of 260)

Chazzer There will be a window in January. I'll define the rules in the next few days. I'll also add the rules in as a tab to the Sheets.

Arjuna If that happens, I'll come up with a wise and fair ruling from which there shall be no dissent.

hattie Feel free to enter a smaller squad based on limited research. It will be interesting to see how you get on.

Globulin - 03 Aug 2021 10:31:07 (#14 of 260)

Barton (Bristol R) J

Rooney (Derby)

Bruce (Newcastle)

Bonner (Cambridge U)

Viera (Palace)

Ismael (WBA)

Robins (Coventry)

FeudalClink - 03 Aug 2021 10:53:03 (#15 of 260)

Nob Barton (Bristol R)

Nigel Pearson (Bristol C)

Scuzzy Rooney (Derby)

Fat Bruce (Newcastle) - Joker

Ismael (WBA)

Ange Postecoglou (Celtic)

Xisco Muñoz (Watford)

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6to24characters - 03 Aug 2021 21:52:15 (#17 of 260)

Johnarrgh Mark Robins is at Coventry and Nigel Pearson is at Bristol City. Which one would you like?

johnarrgh - 03 Aug 2021 22:52:09 (#18 of 260)

Yes sorry, It's been a bad day

Arteta (Arse)

Ange Postecoglou (Celtic)

Rooney (Derby)

Pearson (Bristol City)

Moore (Sheff Wed) J

Warne (Rotherham)

Xisco Muñoz (Watford)

6to24characters - 03 Aug 2021 23:41:33 (#19 of 260)

Got it, thanks

6to24characters - 05 Aug 2021 10:35:58 (#20 of 260)

My starting nominees are:

Barton (Bristol Rovers) - Joker

Bowyer (Salford)

Corberan (Huddersfield)

Postecoglou (Celtic)

Mowbray (Blackburn)

Rooney (Derby)

Curle (Oldham)

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