Shrewsbury Town have announced that Michael Jackson will take over as the club's caretaker manager for the next three games.
Previous manager Graham Turner stepped down on Tuesday after guiding the club to promotion and League One survival over the past two seasons. Tthe 66-year-old thought it was the right time to allow the team to build for the relegation fight they are about to face.
Jackson has been at New Meadow since signing as a player in 2008, but joined the coaching staff in 2010 when injury forced him to quit.
Shrewsbury also confirmed two more departures in the following statement quoted by BBC Sport: "John Trewick and Tony Ford have left the club, we wish to thank them for the sterling work they have put in over the past three and a half years in support of Graham, and wish them success for the future.
"No further statement from the club is expected to be made on this matter until we have resolved the manager position."
The Shrews have been knocked down to the bottom four of League One following Crewe's victory over MK Dons on Tuesday night.
They now have trips to Swindon and Colchester in the next week before a home clash with promotion chasing Brentford next Saturday.
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