The 20 Shortest Managerial Stints in World Football History

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The 20 Shortest Managerial Stints in World Football History
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In any normal profession, boasting several recent sackings on your CV would make you extraordinarily unemployable. Not so in the world of professional football management, where terminations and exits by "mutual consent" are par for the course.

According to the League Managers' Association, more than half of all English managers have been in their job less than a year and the average tenure of a Premier League manager is 1.7 years—a figure positively skewed by the 18-season reign of Arsene Wenger.

On Tuesday, David Moyes joined the ranks of managers who have been shown the exit door in quick time as Manchester United called time on his tenure. 

His is certainly not the shortest stint of all time, and here are 20 of the very briefest tenures from the beautiful game... 

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