How Twitter reacted to Tim Sherwood’s sacking

With the below tweet, Aston Villa confirmed what many had been expecting the minute the final whistle blew on Swansea’s 2-1 win at Villa Park.

Tim Sherwood’s sacking may have had an air of inevitability about it, but it hasn’t stopped the Twittersphere from reacting in usual cutting fashion. Here’s the best of them: For some, the news was hardly surprising:

For others it came too quick:

Not many rated his skills as a boss:

There were a few who felt sorry for him though:

Sherwood broke an unwanted record:

And of course, win ratios got a mention

So did gilets:

But although he’s gone, he will always be remembered:

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Matt Wiggins

No idyllic sound comes close to leather on willow for Matt, whose previous experience includes stints with Spin Magazine and Surrey County Cricket Club. It's not just cricket that interests him though, with football, golf, tennis and any American sport not played on ice all high on his list of favourites.