Sunderland sack McCarthy

SUNDERLAND have sacked manager Mick McCarthy after three years in charge.The 47-year-old former Republic of Ireland manager, who last season guided the club to the Coca-Cola Championship, leaves with the club eight points adrift at the foot of the Barclays Premiership.

SUNDERLAND have sacked manager Mick McCarthy after three years in charge.

The 47-year-old former Republic of Ireland manager, who last season guided the club to the Coca-Cola Championship, leaves with the club eight points adrift at the foot of the Barclays Premiership.