The best Roberto Martínez sacked jokes after Everton exit

Disappointing season culminated in a 3-0 defeat to Sunderland.

There were lots of Roberto Martínez sacked jokes after it was announced he'd be leaving Everton
SACKED: Martínez (Image: Aleksandr Osipov)

These were the best Roberto Martínez sacked jokes after the Everton manager was relieved from his position by club chairman Bill Kenwright following a disappointing third season in charge that culminated in a 3-0 defeat to Sunderland on Wednesday night.

Finally announcing the long-expected news early on Thursday afternoon, with fan protests already planned, the end-of-season awards night has been postponed as a mark of respect.

With former Ajax manager Frank de Boer seemingly in the frame to replace the Spaniard, here are the best Roberto Martínez sacked jokes after his Everton exit:

I think Martinez is doing a great job at efc pic.twitter.com/fCVyFPmmlN

— dashy1 (@daveashy) May 12, 2016

Instead of paying Martinez off with 14 Mil. Just put Niasse on a lead and hand it to him.

— TheEvertonForum.com (@TheEFCForum) May 12, 2016

Seems like Martinez might be going with the 'They can't sack me if I don't go in' route. Well played. pic.twitter.com/Rkam0aPXiS

— Coral (@Coral) May 12, 2016

"Martinez will be sacked, son. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorra…but some day"

That sums up the ITK chat nicely. pic.twitter.com/J68qJTTzi5

— The VfG (@ViewFromGwladys) May 12, 2016

Martinez has finally been sacked!! https://t.co/7UnvkRdLVr

— Solo Loan Mejor™ (@Clemo89efc) May 12, 2016

The thing about Martinez I can never forget: I was once really, really impressed with his Wigan's passing quality…in a game they lost 8-0.

— Michael Cox (@Zonal_Marking) May 12, 2016

As Martinez drives sadly out of the Everton training ground for the last time today, he looks to his right… pic.twitter.com/X3xEko2Fic

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 12, 2016

Robert Martinez season highlights pic.twitter.com/XK3y33Q4wY

— MK (@Goalteke) May 12, 2016

Somewhere in Essex, Alan Curbishley is frantically adding details of his recent Football Manager saves to his CV and sending it to Everton.

— Tom (@tdhntr) May 12, 2016

'Did someone say 'Martinez sacked?' pic.twitter.com/0hoQpVCnsh

— Darren (@nsno_83) May 12, 2016

Great to see the Everton board so proactive, sacking Martinez while there's still time to turn the season around.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 12, 2016

Roberto Martinez getting his P45… https://t.co/cifc1Tyl5L

— Football Fights (@footbalIfights) May 12, 2016

The writing was on the wall for Martinez when he didn't win the league after dropping Tim Howard for Joel Robles.

— Brenzie (@Brenzie) May 12, 2016

So long, Coach Ricky Martinez.@ricky_martin #evertown #soccercandys

— Soccer Guy (@usasoccerguy) May 12, 2016

What next for Roberto Martinez?

33/1 Strictly Come Dancing's his next gig.https://t.co/byTu1SnjxY

— 888sport (@888sport) May 12, 2016

Leighton Baines stirs out to an Everton squad just told that Martinez has gone, calls John Stones over to him and says 'go get the guitar'

— Gary Owens (@GPO1004) May 12, 2016

Making a swift departure from @LPL_Airport? #MartinezOut…. on the lowest fares https://t.co/0Wx7A27Ty3 #Martinez pic.twitter.com/7iELpsM5Oq

— Ryanair (@Ryanair) May 12, 2016

SPOTTED: Roberto Martinez in Liverpool after getting sacked by Everton… pic.twitter.com/Re7ijPNbQc

— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) May 12, 2016

Reports linking me with the Everton job are premature.. But.. If I do get it, the first thing I'll do is look for the Arteta money #EFC

— Mike Bassett (@mike__bassett) May 12, 2016

Honestly have no idea how I'm mates with him yeno 😂took celebrating Martinez getting sacked abit to far @Swannefc1 pic.twitter.com/rNdLVduhsz

— Ant (@_antefc_) May 12, 2016

Moyes steadied the ship, Bobby nearly sank it now please Everton get somebody that can actually sail it

— Lisa (@lisacadwallade1) May 12, 2016

Martinez is gone and Pienaar is tweeting "God is great"😂😂

— Michael (@greenallefc) May 12, 2016

Joel Robles has liked a post related to Roberto Martinez's sacking twice now. #EFC pic.twitter.com/9pjw0XHpRP

— Premier League Zone (@ThePLZone) May 12, 2016

"How did Everton win the league in 2017 dad?"

It all started when Roberto Martinez was seen driving an imaginary car at a Jason Derulo gig.

— EFC Stats (@EFCStats) May 12, 2016

Just told her about Martinez pic.twitter.com/R2s7u8OtuS

— seanefc (@seankgn32) May 12, 2016

@Everton Everton fans rn pic.twitter.com/PDB7kn9R9R

— Dimitrov Packet (@CriminalConte) May 12, 2016

Roberto Martinez defending a throw in is a nice metaphor for his time at Everton https://t.co/jYFeRmcZKu

— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) May 12, 2016

.@Everton Follow back?

— Deluded Brendan (@DeludedBrendan) May 12, 2016

NEWS IN VIEW: Roberto Martinez hails "encouraging" and "positive" sacking by Everton. pic.twitter.com/v8okz3ycgk

— TBN Sport (@TBNSport) May 12, 2016

I'm ready for @Everton. -Landon Donovan pic.twitter.com/DWLXBMywbD

— Tunç #LAG (@ThanksLD) May 12, 2016

Hahahaha Radio Merseyside talking about Martinez getting the chop and then play Yesterday by the Beatles, no chill

— JJ Faz (@JJ_Faz) May 12, 2016

One of Martinez's finest team performances of the season.. pic.twitter.com/VrxqbdgUJ9

— AccaTracker App (@AccaTrackerTM) May 12, 2016

Footage of Moshiri with the Everton squad after the club statement regarding Martinez Departurehttps://t.co/65lfHo6jnI

— Marc Roby (@Marc_Roby) May 12, 2016

@johnmerro1 Should have done it live on stage

— John Mul (@johnmully1) May 12, 2016

Just said to the wife "he's been sacked"…let her finish a series of back flips before I told her it was Martinez not Louis…#hospitalised

— Ray (@Rayzor74) May 12, 2016

Developments at Goodison Park into who the new manager could be as #Martinez gets sacked #EFC pic.twitter.com/rYV3gK8M2S

— SportsOffer4u (@sportsoffer4u) May 12, 2016

Everton: Come over
De Boer: I can't I'm at training Everton: But Martinez has gone
De Boer:https://t.co/9qr31eQWbw

— Terry ► (@Terry_Finnegan) May 12, 2016

Chin up Bill! #martinez pic.twitter.com/99vVm3xh1k

— LFC4LIFE (@LFC4LIFENET) May 12, 2016

Martinez has gone… pic.twitter.com/pnjaQs379s

— Spion Klopp (@Jay_78_) May 12, 2016

Have to apologise to all evertonians, I begged @Everton to save sacking Martinez until today HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM @CunninghamVicki 💙😂😂😂

— Team Noah (@Teamnoahappeal) May 12, 2016

At least Roberto Martinez got to fulfil his lifelong dream of being in a Spencer FC video before he got sacked! pic.twitter.com/EjCZLlxvMI

— Spencer FC (@SpencerOwen) May 12, 2016

*Everton manager interview*

"Hello, my name is Mr… Zenitram. And I come from… some place far away." #EFC pic.twitter.com/Zzx9SIkhPW

— Bradley Cates (@Bradley_Cates) May 12, 2016