Swindon Town have appointed caretaker manager Mark Cooper as their new permanent boss.
Swindon Town will confirm their new permanent manager on Tuesday afternoon.
Caretaker-manager Mark Cooper, who has held the role since Kevin MacDonald left this summer, held talks with the club's owners on Monday.
He is hoping to retain the role despite speculation linking a host of high-profile football names to the position.
Swindon Town's caretaker manager Mark Cooper begins life in the hot-seat with a trip to his former club Peterborough United.
He says his young squad are exciting to watch, and they will be looking to entertain the County Ground faithful:
New Swindon Town midfielder Ryan Harley, who has played in the West Country before at Bristol City and Exeter City, says Saturday's opening fixture at newly relegated Peterborough United will be a 'tough test':
Swindon Town is searching for a new manager after Kevin MacDonald left the club this weekend. The 52-year-old was in charge for just 14 games.
Assistant Manager Mark Cooper is now acting manager - possible names for a replacement include Les Ferdinand and Tim Sherwood.
Swindon Town manager Kevin MacDonald has left the club by mutual consent after just 14 games in charge.Read the full story ›
Swindon Town manager Kevin MacDonald has left the club by mutual consent after just 14 games in charge.
The Scot missed last night's friendly defeat at non-league Forest Green Rovers, with a club spokesman insisting he was missing for personal reasons.
Reports claimed the 52-year-old was considering his position, and the club has now confirmed his departure:
Swindon Town Football Club can confirm that after further meetings with the Board of Directors today, Kevin MacDonald has left his position as First Team Manager by mutual consent.
The Club would like to thank Kevin for all his hard work during his time at Swindon Town and wish him all the best for the future.
Assistant Manager, Mark Cooper, will take charge until a replacement is found.
Swindon Town have missed out on a play-off final showdown with West Country rivals Yeovil after losing to Brentford on penalties.Read the full story ›
Swindon Town have lost the penalty shoot-out to Brentford.
The home side scored all five of their kicks, but Miles Storey's penalty was saved by goalkeeper Simon Moore.
Brentford will play Yeovil in the final on May 19th, with the winners promoted to the Championship.