Everton fires Frank Lampard with team in relegation zone

Everton has fired manager Frank Lampard as the crisis-hit Premier League team took action amid its latest fight against relegation and protests by disgruntled fans against the club’s board. Lampard is a former England international and Chelsea great. He lasted nearly a year in a role that is fast becoming one of the most challenging in English soccer. Everton is now looking for its eighth permanent manager since Farhad Moshiri bought the club in 2016. Everton’s 2-0 loss at West Ham on Saturday proved to be Lampard’s final game in charge. He leaves with the team in next-to-last place in the league after 20 of 38 games.

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