The man who climbed out of the sack and disappeared to Selhurst Park

Alan Pardew escaped from the sack at Newcastle United and is set to move onto Selhurst Park. The fact he kept his job and then able to move on his own terms despite looking like a dead man walking was against the norm when managers are usually removed from their position at the first sign of poor form. Unusually we had to wait until just after Christmas for the first managerial casualty with Neil Warnock leaving Crystal Palace just four months into the job quickly followed by Alan Irvine just as short stay at West Brom. But what if managers were given time to turn it around like Pardew was? What if manager were given a permitted time in the season to save their job? What if there was a manager’s sacking window?
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