Alex Dyer to take charge of Kilmarnock on interim basis
By Dan Sansom
Last Updated: 17/12/19 1:33pm
Angelo Alessio has been sacked by Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock have sacked Angelo Alessio after just six months in charge of the club.
The Italian replaced Steve Clarke in the summer and won just eight of his 22 games as manager.Kilmarnock have failed to win of their last four matches in the league and defeat to Ross County on Saturday was Alessio’s final game in the dugout. A club statement said: “The Kilmarnock Football Club Limited can today announce that Angelo Alessio has been relieved of his position as manager.”Everyone at the club would like to thank Angelo for his efforts during his time with Kilmarnock and we wish him every success for the future.”Alex Dyer will take charge of first-team duties on an interim basis.”We will provide a further update for supporters in due course.” Alessio won the Scottish Premiership Manager of the Month award for October The appointment of Alessio – the former Juventus and Chelsea assistant manager – was questioned earlier in the season after a Europa League exit to Welsh side Connah’s Quay Nomads, as well as defeats to Rangers and Hamilton in his opening two league matches.However, in their next 10 games, Kilmarnock only lost to Celtic and kept eight clean sheets in the process, form which saw Alessio win the Scottish Premiership Manager of the Month award for October. Soccer Saturday Super 6 FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the fifth time this year.