Richard Garcia sacked by Perth Glory after 'unacceptable' results

Perth Glory have sacked coach Richard Garcia and his assistant Steven McGarry following a horror run of results for the A-League Men club.

The news came 15 hours after Glory suffered a 4-1 home loss to the Brisbane Roar in a result that extended the club's winless run to seven matches and left them on the bottom of the ladder.

Former Sydney FC, Newcastle Jets and Glory midfielder Ruben Zadkovich will take over as coach for the remainder of the season, with Chris Coyne appointed as his assistant.

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Garcia's tenure at Glory was heavily affected by COVID-19 challenges, with the team forced to spend most of its time interstate.

But it was the recent run of poor results upon the team returning home that marked Garcia's cards, with Glory snaring just one point from their string of four consecutive home matches.

"COVID-19 has had a huge impact upon the club on and off the field which cannot be over-stated and its legacy is still being felt," Glory owner Tony Sage said.

"Ultimately, however, this is a results business and unfortunately, claiming one point from our last four home games is an unacceptable return.

"The difficult decision has therefore been made to part company with the head coach and his assistant."