Birmingham fires Rooney from job in 2024.

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Birmingham confirms the dismissal of Wayne Rooney as manager. After a disappointing performance since taking control of the football team on October 11.

Championship club Birmingham City’s website Rooney and first-team coach Carl Robinson were officially announced on Tuesday, January 2. A day after the 0-3 defeat to Leeds United.Rooney’s 15 games in charge of Birmingham won only 2 games and lost 9 games. Leaving the club’s board with little choice. Because there was more and more opposition from football fans. 

After the team dropped to 20th place in the table”We are committed to doing what is necessary to bring success to St Andrews. Unfortunately, Rooney’s time with us did not go as planned. And we decided to move forward in a new direction.”ทางเข้า UFABET 

“The search for a new manager will begin immediately. We will keep you updated as we have further developments.” said Birmingham City CEO Garry Cook.

The 38-year-old Rooney added that it “will take me some time to get over this setback” but that he eventually will “prepare for the next opportunity in my journey as a manager”.

He had joined Birmingham in early October after one full season in charge at D.C. United in Major League Soccer. Rooney previously was manager of second-tier Derby.

Birmingham last played in the Premier League in 2011, the same year it won the English League Cup — one of two major trophies the club has captured in its 148-year history.