Everton has fired Frank Lampard as the club manager
Everton have sacked manager Frank Lampard after Saturday's 2-0 defeat by West Ham left them 19th in the Premier League and without a win in 10 matches in all competitions.
Lampard's dismissal follows Everton owner Farhad Moshiri attending his first match since October 2021 as the Toffees succumbed to defeat at the London Stadium - their third consecutive loss in the league.
The former Chelsea boss arrived at Goodison Park in January 2022, and although he helped the club avoid the drop last season, he leaves Everton with 15 points from 20 gsmes and three wins this term - the worst victory record in the division. Everton are 19th in the table, with only Southampton below them on goal difference.
Former Burnley boss Sean Dyche is among the candidates to take the Everton job, and that the club are also big admirers of Brentford's Thomas Frank. Former Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa's name has also been reported.
Defeat at fellow strugglers West Ham United on Saturday was Everton's ninth loss in 12 Premier League games.
After a 1-1 draw at reigning champions Manchester City on 31 December, Everton have lost 4-1 to Brighton at Goodison Park, were knocked out of the FA Cup with a 3-1 defeat at Manchester United and were then beaten by Southampton despite taking the lead, before the latest defeat by West Ham
They have managed only three wins all season.
There have been widespread and vocal protests from fans against the board in recent games, and supporters staged a sit-in demonstration after the loss to Southampton.