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Crystal Palace sack Frank de Boer

Frank De Boer has been sacked by Crystal Palace. Credit: PA

Frank de Boer has been sacked by Crystal Palace after just four games in charge.

The Dutchman has endured a nightmare start, failing to take a point from any of the club's first four Premier League matches since taking over in the summer and the club have now terminated his contract.

Former England manager Roy Hodgson is reported to have been lined up to succeed De Boer.

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Crystal Palace Football Club have this morning parted company with Frank de Boer.

We would like to thank Frank for his dedication and hard work during his time at the club.

A new manager will be appointed in due course and we wish Frank the very best of luck for the future.

There will be no further comment at this time.

– Official Crystal Palace statement.