Birmingham City has unexpectedly sacked their manager Gary Rowett.
His side are lying just three points - from third position in the Championship.
Not only have Blues fans reacted in disbelief to the news this afternoon, former player Paul Devlin says he doesn't think anyone saw it coming:
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People have taken to social media following news that Gary Rowett has been sacked from Birmingham City after two years at the club.
Blues fans reacted in disbelief to the news.
Many tweeted messages of support for Mr Rowett who is a popular figure in the game.
James Allen tweeted: "Gary Rowett one of the best young British coaches around... shows how shallow clubs have become."
Blues fan Dan Rice tweeted: "I've seen some crazy things happen down the Blues over the years. But sacking Gary Rowett comes top of the lot #Baffled."
Gary Rowett one of the best young British coaches around. Worked wonders to put #BCFC back on course. Shows how shallow clubs have become.
Gutted for Gary Rowett. Not only a nice person but also has his head screwed on. He'll have another job in no time
I've seen some crazy things happen down the Blues over the years. But sacking Gary Rowett right now appears to top the lot. #baffled
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Former Blues man Lloyd Dyer opened the scoring, getting on the end of a Jamie Ward pass to make it one nil.
Ward then went onto make it two nil in the sixty second minute - and that is how it stayed, giving the Brewers their fourth win of the season.
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It is the first time the two teams have ever met competitively.
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