Everton sacks Roberto Martinez

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Roberto Martinez has been sacked by Everton.

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Everton looked lifeless in a 3-0 loss at Sunderland on Wednesday, prodding rumors that Goodison Park would see final day protests on Sunday.

From EvertonFC.com:

Everton Football Club regrets to announce that Roberto Martinez has left his position as First Team Manager with immediate effect.

The Chairman and the Board of Directors would like to place on record their thanks for the dedication and commitment Roberto has shown during his three seasons with the Club.

Roberto has been a great ambassador for the Club, conducting himself, at all times, with the utmost integrity and dignity.