Bournemouth have sacked manager Scott Parker after just four games of the Premier League season, becoming the first EPL manager to be sacked this season.
Scott Parker Parker left Fulham and took charge of Bournemouth 14 months ago, guiding them to promotion to the Premier League behind his former club last season. Bournemouth were beaten 9-0 by Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, with Parker making no secret of his frustration following the result.
Bournemouth co-owner Maxim Demin said in a statement:
I would like to place on record my gratitude to Scott and his team for their efforts during their time with us. Our promotion back to the Premier League last season under his tenure will always be remembered as one of the most successful seasons in our history.
Demin however maintained that even though the club is grateful to the work done by Scott Parker and his team, it is time for them for make giant strides by adopting a new strategy that will work for both the club and the fans.
Gary O’Neil takes interim charge of the team and will be assisted by Shaun Cooper and Tommy Elphick.
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