Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson.
He was dismissed at a meeting with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the club's Carrington training ground shortly after 0800 BST.
Moyes, 50, was chosen by Ferguson as the man to succeed him when he retired after 26 years in charge last summer
Player-coach Ryan Giggs is expected to take charge of United's next game at home against Norwich on Saturday.
The BBC understands coaches Steve Round and Jimmy Lumsden have also left their posts.
The club had previously refused to comment on national newspaper reports on Monday that Moyes - who left Everton to sign a six-year deal with the Premier League champions - would be dismissed before the end of the season. Continue....