When a football team goes on a losing run, the manager is often the first man the media focus on and the supporters turn on.
Time is an increasingly rare commodity in modern-day football for managers - and any coach who loses three matches in a row runs the risk of being sacked.
Plenty of capable coaches in Europe's top leagues have already been dismissed this season - and we're only halfway through the 2013/14 campaign.
More will inevitably follow between now, through to the end of the season and into the summer.
So let's take a look at six managers who might not be at their current clubs for the start of the 2014/15 season.