Wed 10 February 2021 | 18:36

Keith Curle sacked by Northampton Town

Northampton Town have parted company with their head coach Keith Curle and his assistant Colin West.

The club announced on Wednesday that the 57-year-old has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect, less than a day after they were beaten 1-0 by

Wigan Athletic


They currently sit second bottom in League One having won only six games from 26 outings. They have lost 14 games and drawn six.


Kelvin Thomas

said on the club's website

: "We have a huge amount of respect for Keith and Colin and we will always owe them a debt of gratitude for the promotion they achieved but we feel a change is now required.

"Our results, and in particular our lack of goals, have left us in a very difficult position in the league and we believe that this decision is in the best interests of the club as we battle to retain our League One status.

"Keith and Colin leave with our thanks and our best wishes and their time at the club will go down as a success, especially managing us through the difficult period of Covid 19."

Under 18s coach,

Jon Brady

has been appointed as interim coach and will be assisted by

Ian Sampson


Marc Richards


"Jon has a wealth of experience both as a player and a manager, he also has a good knowledge of the club and our younger players and we are fortunate to be able to call on him," added Thomas.

source: SportMob

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