The 47-year-old made the vibrant choice to leave his post at Preston in the summertime and organize the cash-strapped Black Felines who had actually simply parted business with David Moyes after transfer from the Premier League.
After a frustrating start to the season, it was recommended that Grayson might be axed if his side stopped working to beat bottom side Bolton at the Stadium of Light.
And, in spite of having actually originated from behind to lead 2-1, thanks to 2 objectives from Lewis Grabban, Sunderland required a late equaliser from Paddy McNair to restore a 3-3 draw.
While we hoped that Simon’s experience in the Football League would assist us to an effective season, outcomes have actually not been great enough for a club of this stature.
The outcome leaves the Wearsiders 22nd in the Championship table with simply 10 points from 15 league video games, while they have actually not won on house soil given that a 1-0 success versus Watford on 17th December in 2015.
The club validated Grayson’s departure 17 minutes after the full-time whistle with president Martin Bain now on the lookout for his replacement.
He stated: “Simon and his group have actually worked relentlessly to attain the very best for the football club throughout their time here.
” While we hoped that Simon’s experience in the Football League would assist us to an effective season, outcomes have actually not been great enough for a club of this stature.
” In order for us to surpass our existing position, our company believe an essential modification is needed.”
Previous managers Peter Reid and Roy Keane have actually been pointed out as possible followers, while the similarity Kevin Phillips and Kevin Ball are likewise believed to be in the running.
Grayson’s assistant Glynn Snodin has actually likewise left the club so it is not understood who will be in caretaker charge for Sunday’s Tees-Wear derby at Middlesbrough.