Amid constant doubts over his future in charge, Sherwood won 13 out of 22 games in the league, where Tottenham finished sixth to qualify for the Europa League.

Tim Sherwood was fired by Tottenham less than five months into his first management job on Tuesday, having quickly gained a reputation as a lively if erratic figure on the touchline.

He was promoted within the club in December after Andre Villas-Boas was fired after failing to gel a slew of expensive signings. Although Sherwood, 45, was given an 18-month contract, it contained an end-of-season break clause that Tottenham has now exercised. Amid constant doubts over his future in charge, Sherwood won 13 out of 22 games in the league, where Tottenham finished sixth to qualify for the Europa League.

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