Huddersfield Town have sacked boss Jan Siewert, who led the Terriers to just one win in his seven months in charge.

The 37-year-old German told BBC Radio Leeds on Tuesday that he did not fear for his job after they lost to Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup first round.

However, a 2-1 defeat by Fulham on Friday left him with a record of just one victory from 19 games as boss.

He took over in January after ’s exit, but could not prevent relegation from the .

Siewert’s only win was a 1-0 victory over Wolves in his fifth game, but that proved to be the lone bright spot in his tenure as the Yorkshire side finished bottom and were relegated in March.

Huddersfield’s poor form has continued into this season and they have taken just one point from their first three Championship matches.

Town released a statement just over an hour after the Fulham game to confirm Siewert’s departure with immediate effect.

Siewert fails to repeat Wagner heroics

Siewert was almost completely unknown to English football followers when he took over at Huddersfield after Wagner left in January.

Like Wagner, his previous role had seen him manage II.

However, unlike his predecessor, who led Town to the for the first time in 2017, he failed to galvanise the team.

Relegation last season was almost unavoidable by the time he was appointed, but his failure to win any of four matches this season, with defeats in all three home games, has seen him become the first Championship boss to lose his job this campaign.


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