Roberto Mancini sacked by Manchester City

Man City gamble with Mancini exit

May 13, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Roberto Mancini was never going to go quietly. Complaining about his employers' refusal to back him publicly marked his last act as Manchester City's manager. By then, he knew his fate had been sealed.

Some 32 hours before City's limp failure in the FA Cup final, the outspoken manager was asked if winning a fourth trophy in three seasons would be just the start for him. His reply was unexpectedly revealing. "I won seven trophies in four years at Inter and they sacked me," he said. "This ...

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