Rochdale have sacked manager John Coleman and his assistant Jimmy Bell.

Dale lie 14th in npower League Two, six points shy of the play-off places following their relegation last season, but have endured a dismal run in recent months.

After being dumped out of the FA Cup by Morecambe in a first-round replay, Coleman has overseen a run of eight defeats in 11 league matches.

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