20-Dec-2017 10:42:00 | Yahoo Sports
Swansea's sacking of Paul Clement was the third successive December that they have dismissed their manager. Here, we look at how December has become the bleakest of months for managers at the Liberty Stadium. Garry Monk, December 2015 Former Swansea captain Monk had a real rollercoaster ride in his 20 months in charge. Monk took over from Michael Laudrup in February 2014 and led Swansea to a Premier League-best finish of eighth in the 2014-15 campaign with a record 56-point tally. But Swansea's form quickly unravelled after Monk had been touted as a future England manager. One win in 11 games saw them hurtle down the table to 15th, and Monk was sacked after a 3-0 home defeat to Leicester on Dec.