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Sound of Football Podcast 476 - Sacked in the morning

Never before have five managers who started the Premier League season been fired before the November international break. Aston Villa's Dean Smith and Norwich City's Daniel Farke are the latest to face the axe. Is this high number of managerial casualties a statistical blip or is this a sign of increasing instability at the top of the game?

This week we take a broad look at the role of the manager in the modern era. How does Solksjaer keep surviving while everyone around him falls? How do Bayern continue to dominate domestically and in Europe while hiring so many different head coaches - six since Pep Guardiola left in 2016.

For more information on the podcast and links related to the subjects discussed, check out the Show Notes on our blog.

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