Steve Bruce has been sacked as Aston Villa manger, just the day after a cabbage was thrown at him by one of the home fans at Villa Park.
Following a thrilling 3-3 draw with Preston on Tuesday in which the side squandered a two-goal lead, had a man sent off and missed a penalty, the club acted on the next afternoon.
Bruce had been under increasing pressure after just one win in nine league games.
Here are the best Steve Bruce sacked jokes following his departure from Aston Villa on Wednesday:
Steve Bruce has been sacked by Aston Villa. That cabbage will take over on an interim basis.
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) October 3, 2018
Cabbage 1-0 Steve Bruce
— Cartlon Cole (@_CarltonCole9) October 3, 2018
Tuesday: Fan throws cabbage at Steve Bruce.
Wednesday: Steve Bruce is sacked by Villa.
Man United fans off to buy x500 cabbages from ASDA like… pic.twitter.com/ngq0AKA852
— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) October 3, 2018
So does cabbage
— Owen (@_owenjackson) October 3, 2018
Sounds like he went through a rough patch…
— Shah (@ChocMilkSheikh) October 3, 2018
Devastated about the news. In absolute pieces. pic.twitter.com/67qk9JnllQ
— Lonely Cabbage (@Sweeney_1888) October 3, 2018
Lettuce remember the good times…
— Ali (@RoyMustang786) October 3, 2018
Somebody that wants to throw one
— Deanobavfc EFL (@deanobavfc) October 3, 2018
— Tom (@TMacIntyre91) October 3, 2018
Come on Andrew, there’s no cauli for that
— Daley™ (@__Daley__) October 3, 2018
Mourinho might be available soon 😂
— Matthew Griffiths 🔰 (@MatthewGrif18) October 3, 2018
Give it cabbage, till end of season
— Lewis Taylor 🔰 (@LewTee11) October 3, 2018
Steve Bruce always seems to be leaving jobs where the most obvious replacement is probably Steve Bruce
— Barney Ronay (@barneyronay) October 3, 2018
Is working with the police.
In an active criminal investigation.
HE'S BACK BABY. https://t.co/a6bYgYC7u7
— Seamas It Ever Was (@shockproofbeats) October 3, 2018
— cheeses of nazereth (@cheesesofnaz) October 3, 2018
There looking for a swede to replace him😂
— Spencer (@CookieRanger) October 3, 2018