Midfielder Alan Johnson will take over as caretaker manager for Queen of the South's final game of the season against Ross County.
Chairman Davie Rae says they will now be considering applications for the position.
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Thousands of fans, hundreds of flags, dozens of bagpipes and lots of tartan. Click here for a fan's picture gallery from Scotland v Samoa.
More than 100,000 Rugby fans are expected in the city this weekend as St James' Park hosts its final match World Cup match.
Mainly dry, odd shower - feeling cooler on Sunday