Stoke City manager Nathan Jones has left the club 'with immediate effect.'
“I would like to thank John and Peter Coates, firstly for the opportunity to manage this Football Club and then for the continued support and patience throughout my time here. I would also like to thank the supporters for their fantastic support. Finally, I wish the club the very best for the future.”
The club also reports that assistant manager Paul Hart and first team coach Joaquin Gomez have also left the bet365 Stadium.
They also say that a new manager will be appointed 'as swiftly as possible' but that in the meantime Rory Delap, Kevin Russell and Andy Quy will take charge of the club's first-team.