Plymouth Argyle sack manager Ian Foster amid relegation threat

Plymouth Argyle has sacked manager Ian Foster due to poor results and a lack of wins. The club is one point above the relegation zone, with six games remaining. Chairman Simon Hallett expressed disappointment and decided to make a change. Neil Dewsnip will take over as interim manager, with first-team coach Kevin Nancekivell. The club is open to appointing a more experienced manager, with former boss Neil Warnock being considered.

Plymouth Argyle Sack Manager Ian Foster Amid Relegation Threat

Plymouth Argyle has sacked manager Ian Foster following a string of poor results that have left the club fighting against relegation in the Championship. The Pilgrims find themselves just one point above the relegation zone with six games remaining in the season. Foster’s tenure lasted only three months, during which Plymouth failed to secure a league win since February 24.

Their recent form includes five consecutive home games without a win or a goal, culminating in a 1-0 defeat to Bristol City on Easter Monday. The team’s performance led to boos from the fans, prompting the club’s decision to part ways with Foster. Chairman Simon Hallett expressed disappointment in the team’s results under Foster, stating, “Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the case, and we feel now is the right time to make a change to give us the best chance of securing survival.” Director of football Neil Dewsnip will take over as interim manager, supported by first-team coach Kevin Nancekivell.

The club is reportedly open to appointing a more experienced manager, with former boss Neil Warnock, who managed the club between 1995 and 1997, being considered for a potential return. Argyle’s relegation battle is significant, as this season marks their first in the Championship since 2010, having been promoted as League One champions last season.

Plymouth Argyle performance and stats

Plymouth Argyle

Manager: Neil Dewsnip
Rank 20th
Win 12
Draw 12
Loss 20
Goals 58-69
Diff -11

Plymouth Argyle is currently 21st in the Championship with 41 points.

In the last 40 games, it has won 10 times, drawn 11 times, and lost 19 times. In its last match, Plymouth Argyle lost 0-1 against Bristol City.​​

It has a negative goal difference after scoring 55 goals and conceding 65.​

Plymouth Argyle will play the next match in Championship against Rotherham United on Saturday 6th of April in Rotherham.​

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