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Nottingham Forest sack manager Mark Warburton

Nottingham Forest lost 1-0 to Sunderland on Saturday. Credit: PA images

Nottingham Forest have sacked their manager Mark Warburton after less than nine months in charge.

It follows a 1-0 home defeat to Sunderland on Saturday 30th December which leaves Forest in 14th place in the Championship.

Assistant manager David Weir and sporting director Frank McParland have also left the club.

Academy Manager Gary Brazil has been appointed Caretaker Manager.

Nottingham Forest can confirm that the contracts of Mark Warburton and David Weir have been terminated with immediate effect.

The club would like to thank Mark, David and Frank for all their efforts during their time at The City Ground.

– Nottingham Forest