Swansea City have parted company with manager Michael Laudrup.
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona player joined the Swans in 2012, and led the club to their first major trophy in their history with a 5-0 victory over Bradford City in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley.
The club have struggled this season and lie just two points above the relegation zone with a crucial game against rivals Cardiff City on Saturday.
For all the reaction to Laudrup's sacking visit ITV Football
More top news
Hospital chiefs asked by NHS regulator to fill vacancies only where "essential" as they face an unprecedented financial challenge.
The footballer and father-of-two said he is 'filled with pride' at being asked to take on the role.
A state of emergency has been declared as emergency crews struggle to overcome raging wildfires that have been burning for six days.