The 61-year-old, employed on a 19-month deal on November 2, and his assistant Terry Connor only lasted nine games after four straight defeats left APOEL 11th in the table and only four points out of the relegation zone.
A statement from the Nicosia club read, “APOEL FOOTBALL (PUBLIC) LTD announces the end of the cooperation with coach Mick McCarthy.Λύση συvεργασίας με Mick #McCarthy. #APOELFC https://t.co/wcQFnrAoKO pic.twitter.com/7KGeFH3bsR- APOEL FC (@apoelfcofficial) January 6, 2021 “We wish Mr. McCarthy and his assistant Terry Connor the best of luck. We wish Mr. McCarthy and his assistant Terry Connor the best of luck. The departure of McCarthy came on Tuesday after a 2-1 Cyta Championship loss at Doxa Katokopias. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the former Millwall, Sunderland, Wolves and Ipswich manager saw his second spell as Ireland coach come to an end in April last year when plans to install Stephen Kenny as his replacement were brought forward after the Euro 2020 campaign. Jack #Byrne (@Jackb vίς με Jack #Byrne (@Jackb vίς με)