25th May MANAGER CHANGE FOR West Ham United, Genclerbirligi

Managerial Changes

Sam Allardyce is leaving from West Ham United. Manner of Departure: End of contract.

West Ham have announced that Sam Allardyce will not continue as their manager.

The Hammers released a statement just minutes after their final game of the season - a 2-0 loss to Newcastle - in which they said his contract would not be renewed.

The statement on the club's official website appeared to show that the decision was planned prior to the final whistle, with the publish time on the article showing 15:52 - what would have been half-time during the Hammers' game at St James' Park. However, the club insist this is due to a glitch on their website.

Joint-Chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold said in the statement: “We would like to start by thanking Sam Allardyce  for his valuable work since arriving at the Boleyn Ground four years ago,” they said.

“He leaves the Club in a considerably better state then when he arrived and, for that, the Board are truly grateful.

“However, we have made the decision not to renew his contract, so we now have the chance to appoint a new manager with a new philosophy to lead us into two of the most exciting years in our great Club’s history.

“Our target is to recruit a manager that will build a team capable of saying a fitting farewell to the Boleyn Ground next year and do justice to the outstanding surrounds we will call home from August 2016.

“We have already been impressed with the quality of candidates that have expressed an interest in the role and fully expect to appoint a manager with the credentials to take this Club on to new heights.

“From our point of view there isn’t a more exciting job in the Premier League at present.”

Allardyce had been widely expected to lose his job despite guiding West Ham to a 12th place finish in the Premier League. 

The club announced on Twitter that the club have begun their search for a new manager.

Mesut Bakkal is leaving from Genclerbirligi. Manner of Departure: Resignation.

Country Team Outgoing Manager Manner of Departure Date of Vacancy Incoming Manages Date of Appointment
West Ham United Sam Allardyce End of contract 24-05-2015 -
Genclerbirligi Mesut Bakkal Resignation 23-05-2015 -
FSV Frankfurt Benno Mohlmann Sacked 18-05-2015 FSV Frankfurt 18-05-2015
Pescara Marco Baroni Sacked 16-05-2015 Massimo Oddo 16-05-2015
Bologna Diego Lopez Sacked 04-05-2015 Delio Rossi 04-05-2015
Osasuna Jose Manuel Mateo Sacked 04-05-2015 Enrique Martin 05-05-2015
Granada Abel Resino Sacked 01-05-2015 Jose Ramon Sandoval 01-05-2015
Balikesirspor Kemal Ozdes Resignation 26-04-2015 Cihat Arslan 27-04-2015
Cagliari Zdenek Zeman Resigned 21-04-2015 Gianluca Festa 22-04-2015
Hannover 96 Tayfun Korkut Sacked 20-04-2015 Michael Frontzeck 20-04-2015
Tranmere Rovers Micky Adams Mutual consent 19-04-2015 -

Category: Managerial Changes

Written by: independent.co.uk

Date: 08:40 25 May, 2015