Roberto Mancini was sacked as manager of Manchester City on Monday– a
year to the day after leading the club to the English Premier League
City's shock FA Cup Final defeat by Wigan at Wembley on Saturday meant
they ended this season without any silverware and strengthened rumours
Mancini, who replaced Mark Hughes in 2009, was about to be dismissed.
The club's Abu Dhabi-based owners confirmed Monday the end of the
Italian manager's three-and-a-half years at Eastlands, with a City
statement saying: "It is with regret that Manchester City Football
Club announces that Roberto Mancini has been relieved of his duties as
Manchester City manager.