Andre Villas-Boas sacked as Tottenham manager

Andre Villas-Boas has been sacked as manager of Tottenham, the club has announced.

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Redknapp said AVB 'deserved more time', just before Spurs sacked him

Harry Redknapp - sacked as Tottenham manager in 2012 - said the club should give his successor Villas-Boas more time just hours before he was sacked.

"I think people are over-reacting too quickly. You lose a couple of games now and you're in trouble, it shouldn't be like that.

"You either think somebody is good at their job or not and when you appoint someone you should give them time and let them do the job."

– Harry Redknapp

Lord Sugar: Ferdinand and Sherwood to replace AVB

Former Spurs chairman Lord Sugar called Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas "dead meat" after the club's 5-0 defeat yesterday.

This morning he's backing Les Ferdinand and Tim Sherwood to replace AVB.

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Fans react to Tottenham boss sacking

Tottenham fans have been despairing on Twitter after Andre Villas-Boas was sacked as manager of the club this morning.

Lineker backs Hoddle to replace AVB

Writing on Twitter, former Tottenham striker Gary Linekar has called for Glenn Hoddle to be appointed as the club's new manager.

Linekar also ruled himself out of the job, saying he would be a "dreadful" football manager.

Tottenham sack AVB: Club statement

Tottenham have confirmed the sacking of manager Andre Villas-Boas.

The Premier League club announced the news on their official website, a day after their 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool.

"The club can announce that agreement has been reached with Head Coach, Andre Villas-Boas, for the termination of his services.

The decision was by mutual consent and in the interests of all parties."

– White Hart Lane board

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