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Was Sherwood's sacking a victory for business over entertainment?

As Aston Villa tore through Liverpool at Wembley to clinch their place in the FA Cup final for only the second time since 1957, Tim Sherwood must have felt invincible. These were the days when Villa fans saw light at the end of a long, long tunnel, when Sherwood’s restorative powers knew no bounds, and when the act of hurling a gilet felt like throwing down a gauntlet to all those who dared challenge Sherwood’s managerial integrity. Those days were just six months ago, but for poor old Tim it must feel like years.