Frank Sinclair: Hednesford Town sack ex-Chelsea defender as manager

Frank Sinclair
Frank Sinclair made 169 appearances for Chelsea and helped them to win the FA Cup in 1997

National League North bottom side Hednesford Town have sacked Frank Sinclair as manager after just two and a half months in charge.

The 44-year-old former Chelsea, Leicester City and Burnley defender was brought in a week before Christmas.

But he failed to halt their poor run, with the West Midlands side winning just twice in 13 games under him, both against local rivals AFC Telford.

He was sacked following Tuesday night's 3-0 defeat at Stockport County.

A statement on the club's website read: "Hednesford Town and Frank Sinclair have this evening parted company."

The Pitmen started this season with managerial duo Rob Smith and Larry Chambers in charge.

After they left to join Telford in late August, Bernard McNally took over for three and a half months, followed by Sinclair for just 78 days.

The Jamaica international was in his third management job in non-league football, having spent two years with Colwyn Bay before a brief spell at Brackley Town earlier this season.

Hednesford are three points from safety and now looking for their fourth manager of the season to see them through their final 10 games.

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