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We are still in early February, and Scolari is now the eighth Premiership manager to have resigned or been fired this season. It’s not hard to see why Big Phil should have filled the headlines, but it’s worth looking at the pattern further down the Premier League. Only two of the clubs who have made management changes are in the top half of the table (Chelsea and West Ham). The other five are between 11-18 (11th Sunderland, 13th…

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