Gordon Strachan's reign as Middlesbrough manager is over, Press Association Sport understands.
The 53-year-old Scot's stay at the Riverside Stadium has come to an end a few days short of a year since he replaced Gareth Southgate.
Strachan won just 13 of the 46 games for which he was in charge despite his side being installed as pre-season favourites to win promotion back to the Barclays Premier League.
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