Tony Pulis has left Stoke City after seven years in charge at the Britannia Stadium, the club has confirmed.
A short statement on the club's website said: "Stoke City and Tony Pulis confirm that they have mutually agreed that Tony will leave the Club with immediate effect."
Stoke City and former England player Michael Owen has given his fans a "huge thank you" after he played his last game before retiring:
Stoke City drew 1-1 with Southampton on the last day of the football season.
The Stoke City pig head stunt is the second prank at the club in a week.
On Sunday, striker Michael Owen tweeted pictures of his car pelted with eggs and flour.
The girlfriend of Stoke City striker Kenwyne Jones has criticised the prank by his team-mates that involved placing a pig's head in his locker.
She tweeted that it was "not even close to funny" as Jones is a Rastafarian, so does not eat pork:
Stoke City have issued a statement in response to reports of an incident at their Clayton Wood Training Ground on Friday, in which it is believed a pig's head was left in the locker of striker Kenwyne Jones.
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An internal investigation has been launched after a pig's head was allegedly found in Kenwyne Jones's locker in the Stoke City dressing room.
This picture was posted to American player Brek Shea's Instagram account.
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Footballer Michael Owen's car has been pelted with eggs and flour ahead of the final home match of his playing career.
The former England striker named several of his Stoke City team-mates as suspects and said he planned to take "revenge" for the prank.
"Chief suspects: (Dean) Whitehead and (Glenn) Whelan. (John) Walters is a possible. Others who can't be ruled out: (Peter) Crouch, (Matthew) Etherington," Owen wrote on Twitter.
"It's a long week lads. Revenge is in the air!" he added.
Owen is due to retire at the end of the season, and Stoke's clash with Tottenham today will be the penultimate game of his illustrious career.