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Sligo confirm departure of McDonald

Updated: Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 15:59

Sligo Rovers have confirmed the departure of manager Rob McDonald
Sligo Rovers have confirmed the departure of manager Rob McDonald

Sligo Rovers have confirmed the departure of manager Rob McDonald just four days before the club open their eircom League of Ireland campaign.

A statement on the club's website has revealed that the former Newcastle United, PSV and Sporting Lisbon striker handed in his notice at a board meeting last night, turning down the chance to reconsider his decision.

The club's goalkeeping coach Leo Tierney and Under-21 coach Dessie Cawley will take temporary charge.

Sligo travel to Terryland Park on Friday to face Galway United in their season opener.

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