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Told you so: The football appointments they said wouldn't last

Sven Goran-Eriksson has resigned at Notts County, bringing an end to one of the stranger appointments in football.

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As soon as the former England manager was named as the Director of Football at the League Two side, eyebrows were raised, and many said it wouldn't last. Today those cynics have been proved right.

The weird world of football has seen numerous appointments which were destined to be cut short - the only surprise tending to be that they lasted as long as they did. Here, we take a look at the appointments they said wouldn't last... and didn't.