On this day in 2008: Sven-Goran Eriksson sacked by Man City after year in charge

Sven-Goran Eriksson was in charge for just one season at Manchester City
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On this day in 2008, Sven-Goran Eriksson left Manchester City after just one season as manager.

The club ended weeks of speculation about the former England coach’s future by sacking him, despite finishing ninth in the then-Premiership and qualifying for Europe – albeit through the Fair Play League.

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