Football has never been a forgiving sport , be it for the players or the managers . To catch up with the cut-throat competition clubs do not excuse even a single slip on the the part of the managers and they are shown the door . The modern game is cruel , even after winning the La Liga people have seen their contracts being terminated .
With the rumors of Jose Mourinho’s sacking on the rise , here we point out 5 of the most shocking managerial sackings in football history .
1. Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid
On 28th may 2010 , Jose Mourinho was confirmed as the new manager at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu following the departure of Manuel Pellegrini . During his first season in-charge Mourinho led his real side to a Copa del Ray title beating their arch rivals Barcelona 1:0 in the finals . He also managed to take his team to the Champions League semi-finals . The following season Real Madrid won the La Liga under Jose Mourinho winning by 9 points to second placed Barcelona with 100 points and +89 goal difference , a record which is still intact . The 2012-13 season saw his Madrid side win the Supercopa de Espana but a loss in Copa del Ray final and a 2nd position finish in the Liga saw Real Madrid part ways with him .