Leeds United’s Championship rival has fired their manager after only 10 games. Sheffield Wednesday have had a poor start to the season, with only two points from their first ten games.
The Owls are in difficulty both on and off the field, with owner Dejphon Chansiri recently saying that he would no longer invest in the team due to an ongoing feud with fans. Wednesday gained promotion via the playoffs last season and controversially fired Darren Moore, the man who took them there.
They opted to replace him with Xisco Muoz, a former Watford and Huesca manager, but it has not gone well. Wednesday have yet to win a game, most recently losing to West Bromwich Albion, and Muoz has suffered the price just months after joining Hillsborough.
“Sheffield Wednesday have parted company with Xisco Muoz, who leaves Hillsborough with immediate effect,” Wednesday said in a statement this evening. The club’s backroom staff, Miguel Muoz, Miguel Gomila, Roberto Cuesta Roman, and Antonello Brambilla, also leave.
“Under-21s manager Neil Thompson will lead the team for Saturday’s Championship home game against Huddersfield Town.” The Owls would like to thank Xisco and his team for their assistance and wish them the best in the future. The search for a new manager has begun, and we will make no more comments at this time.”
It’s unknown where Wednesday will go from here in the Championship. They can’t revert back to Moore, who recently taken over from Neil Warnock at Huddersfield Town, despite being seven points from safety and promising no new signings in January.