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Culverhouse & Karsa Sacked?

The press are now reporting that assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and Head of Football Operations Gary Karsa have now been officially dismissed following their suspensions back in April.

There appears to be no official communication from the club regarding this, but the Press Association have led with the news of their sackings, and said that manager Paul Lambert is now searching for a new second in command.

They state that the internal investigations we have been holding into the purported allegations, as reported, are now over, hence the decisions to dismiss them both, but there are at this stage no further details available other than the suggestion that Karsa was the first to find out his fate earlier this month, with Culverhouse following more recently.

If the decisions have been made now, hopefully a line can be drawn under all of the rumours and speculation, and all playing staff can move forward together because by God they're going to need to be on the same page next campaign - and issues such as this, whatever the exact truth might be, certainly won't have helped anybody.

As for our temporary coaches Sid Cowans and Shay Given, it's said that Cowans expects to return to his U21 role next season, and that Given is still likely to move on this summer.

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 24 2014

Time: 4:27PM

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Bet a list of potential assistants are queueing up to work here for the next 2weeks- indefinitely.
Villan444
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25/05/2014 14:01:00

The sooner were sold the better, why would any good number 2 come to villa especially the was the club is.
Villa always
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25/05/2014 14:19:00

Nice press article by Niel moxley sunday people randy lerner still has alot to learn about villa. It shows the arrogance of Ceo ,saying we dont need a Director of football to tell us how to run Avfc. Yes randy That why you never learned the same applies to Lambert
Flo Moses
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25/05/2014 19:32:00

i want to know what this pair have done, not the rumors.
Lost_In_Ca
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27/05/2014 05:52:00

 

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