Assistant manager John Dreyer will take charge of Preston North End for their clash with AFC Bournemouth at Deepdale on Saturday.
He has agreed to take temporary charge of the first team after the departure of manager Graham Westley.
Preston North End has also confirmed that first team coach Dino Maamria has left the club.
John Dreyer took charge of the Lilywhites for training on Thursday and will be in charge of team selection until a new manager is appointed.
The Club will now begin its process to find a permanent replacement for Graham Westley.