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John Carver sacked by Newcastle United

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Newcastle United caretaker manager John Carver has been sacked by the club.

The 50 year old won just three games in his 20 matches as caretaker manager following Alan Pardew’s departure, dropping the club deep into a relegation battle in the Premier League.

It us understood that Carver will not be allowed to resume his role as the club’s assistant manager.

Carver, who remained adamant that he’d still be at the club next season, has fully paid the price for a dismal campaign.

Former England and Derby County manager Steve McClaren remains the bookies favourite to replace Carver at St. James Park, but no decision has yet been made.

The club have also sacked first team coach Steve Stone, with managing director Lee Charnley sorts through the club prior to the new managers arrival.

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About Dale Ventham

Dale Ventham is an editor at The Sports Lowdown. He writes on the lower leagues of English football and Speedway in particular.

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