Chesterfield sack John Sheridan

League Two side Chesterfield have sacked manager John Sheridan after a poor start to the football season.

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Chesterfield announce caretaker manager

Tommy Wright will be assisted by coach Mark Crossley Credit: PA

Tommy Wright has been named caretaker-manager of Chesterfield following John Sheridan’s departure earlier today.

Wright, who was Sheridan’s assistant, will be assisted by coach Mark Crossley.

Chesterfield chief executive Chris Turner said:

“Tommy will take charge of the first-team for the forseeable future.

"We need to take stock of the situation so we are not looking to make an immediate appointment."

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