Tottenham sack Stellini after Newcastle humiliation and turn to Mason

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  • Caretaker manager loses job after Sunday’s 6-1 defeat
  • Daniel Levy accepts ultimate responsibility for result

Tottenham have sacked Cristian Stellini as caretaker manager in the wake of the 6-1 humiliation at Newcastle on Sunday, and replaced him with another interim – his assistant, Ryan Mason – as the crisis engulfing the club took another turn.

Stellini had been promoted into the role after Antonio Conte’s exit on 26 March, the chairman, Daniel Levy, having passed over Mason. The idea was for Stellini to lead the push for a Premier League top-four finish over the remaining weeks of the season but he lasted only four games, the extent of the capitulation at Newcastle raising fears he would be unable to motivate the players for the challenges ahead.

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Written by David Hytner
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