Soccer-Poyet told of Brighton sacking on live TV (Reuters)

(updates with Poyet being handed club statement on TV) June 23 (Reuters) – Gus Poyet was informed he had been fired as Brighton and Hove Albion’s manager live on British TV when the Uruguayan was handed the club’s statement as he worked as a pundit for the BBC on Sunday. Poyet was part of the coverage broadcasting Spain’s Confederations Cup match with Nigeria when news broke in the first half that Brighton had terminated his employment. “A manager getting information that he is being released from his employment by the BBC during the time of a programme is quite surprising. …

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