Sheffield United have sacked manager Paul Heckingbottom, following their 5-0 defeat at Burnley on Saturday.
Heckingbottom is the first Premier League managerial casualty this term, Wolverhampton Wanderers parted ways with Julen Lopetegui three days before the start of the season.
The club confirmed the news on Tuesday in a statement: “Sheffield United can confirm that football manager Paul Heckingbottom has been relieved of his duties. Additionally, coaches Stuart McCall and Mark Hudson, have also left the club.”
The club confirmed the news after a poor start to the season with just five points and one win in 14 games to leave them bottom of the Premier League.
Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the owner of Sheffield United, revealed the news on Talksport radio on Tuesday morning, as well as announcing Heckingbottom’s predecessor Chris Wilder as his replacement.