Sunderland have sacked supervisor Jack Ross. The 43-year-old was appointed by the League One membership in Might 2018 and led them to 2 Wembley appearances final season, the EFL Trophy and League One play-off finals – however they gained neither.
Saturday’s 2-Zero defeat at Lincoln leaves them sixth in League One, eight factors behind leaders Ipswich.
Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald instructed his membership’s Twitter feed: “It is a resolution that has been made with a heavy coronary heart.
“Once we arrived on the membership 18 months in the past, we appointed Jack as a result of we felt that he was the best man to take Sunderland ahead over a variety of years.
“Jack has worked extremely hard and has helped us achieve stability at the club, and I sincerely thank him for his efforts. I hope and believe that he will go on to have a successful career in management.”
Assistant supervisor James Fowler has been positioned in short-term cost of first-team affairs and can take the group in Tuesday evening’s residence recreation towards Grimsby City within the EFL Trophy
The membership additionally introduced that the method to nominate a brand new supervisor would start on Wednesday.