Wolves receive boost ahead of next Premier League game as sack race begins

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The Premier League sack-race has already started and it has come at the perfect time for Wolves.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have been given a boost ahead of their next Premier League match-up with Bournemouth with The Cherries this morning confirming the departure of their manager Scott Parker.

Parker was relieved of his duties on Tuesday morning following a run of three games where they have scored zero but conceded 16.

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Parker could be helped by two returning starsParker could be helped by two returning stars
Parker could be helped by two returning stars

The statement by the club does however suggest that the former England midfielder’s sacking was down to more than simply just results.

“AFC Bournemouth can announce that the club has parted company with head coach Scott Parker.

“Maxim Demin said: “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.

“However, in order for us to keep progressing as a team and a Club as a whole, it is unconditional that we are aligned in our strategy to run the club sustainably. We must also show belief in and respect for one another. That is the approach that has brought this club so much success in recent history, and one that we will not veer from now. Our search for a new head coach will begin immediately.”

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Gary O’Neil will now be the man in charge of The Cherries when Wolves come to town on Wednesday evening and he will be assisted by Shaun Cooper and former Aston Villa defender, Tommy Elphick.

Wolves are yet to win a game in the Premier League this season having picked up two draws and two losses in their opening four matches but Tuesday night will now provide as good of a chance as they will ever have to change that.

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