STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Rangers sack manager Pedro Caixinha after seven months in charge

The board took the decision to end Caixinha's difficult time at Ibrox following Wednesday's 1-1 home draw with lowly Kilmarnock.

Published: 26th October 2017 11:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th October 2017 11:37 PM   |  A+A-

Pedro Caixinha (Photo | AFP)

By AFP

GLASGOW: Pedro Caixinha was sacked as Rangers manager on Thursday after just seven months in charge, the Scottish Premiership club announced Thursday.

"The decision to part company with Pedro was taken after careful consideration and the search for a new manager will begin immediately," read a statement from the Glasgow giants.

Rangers are currently fourth in the Scottish Premiership but already eight points behind leaders and arch Glasgow rivals Celtic, the reigning champions, only 10 games into the season.

The Rangers board took the decision to end Portuguese coach Caixinha's difficult time at Ibrox following Wednesday's 1-1 home draw with lowly Kilmarnock.

Under-20s boss Graeme Murty will now take caretaker charge of the first team for the second time this year when Rangers travel to Edinburgh for a match against Hearts on Saturday.

"Rangers Football Club announce today (Thursday) that Pedro Caixinha has left the club," said the club statement.

"Pedro was appointed in March this year but results have been disappointing and not commensurate with the level of investment that was made available."
 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp