Leicester City have parted company with manager Leicester City following Monday night’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion, according to Matt Lawton of the Daily Mail.
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Shakespeare took to the helm at Leicester City like a duck to water upon the sacking of title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri last season, and was offered the Foxes job on a permanent basis after impressing as caretaker manager, having previously never been more than an assistant at past clubs, besides a short spell as West Bromwich Albion caretaker manager for one game in 2006 (which the Baggies won).
Shakespeare’s first game in charge of the Foxes was a 3-1 win over Liverpool and he went on to become the first English manager ever to win his first four league matches — but it didn’t stay all sunshine and happiness forever.
Leicester are currently 18th in the Premier League with just six points from eight games — only three points ahead of 20th-placed Crystal Palace, who have scored just two goals all season, both of which came in a win against Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side this weekend.
Leicester’s next three games in the Premier League come against Swansea City, Everton and Stoke City