De Boer sacked by Palace after just four games

Frank de Boer has been sacked by Crystal Palace after just four games in charge, Press Association Sport understands.

The 47-year-old Dutchman has endured a nightmare start, failing to take a point from any of the club’s first four Premier League matches since taking over in the summer and it is understood the club have now terminated his contract.

Former England manager Roy Hodgson is reported to have been lined up to succeed De Boer.

Hodgson is expected to take over

The club confirmed de Boer’s departure in a brief statement.
           
“Crystal Palace Football Club have this