Watford sack manager Valérien Ismaël following home defeat by Coventry

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  • Ismaël becomes latest Watford sacking after 10 months in job
  • Former England midfielder Tom Cleverley named interim

Watford have named Tom Cleverley as interim manager after sacking Valérien Ismaël following a run of only one win in 10 league games.

Ismaël was appointed in May 2023 after Chris Wilder’s exit, becoming the 19th full-time managerial appointment made by the Pozzo family in 11 years. Recent results had put pressure on him, though, with the decision made in the wake of Saturday’s home defeat to Coventry.

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