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BREAKING: Robins given the boot

Scunthorpe United have sacked manager Mark Robins after an embarrassing 5-0 defeat at the hands of League One strugglers Blackpool.

Assistant manager Ned Kelly has also been sacked.

Iron Chairman Peter Swann said: “We are sad to part company with Mark and Ned, but we have to think about the best interests of Scunthorpe United Football Club.

“We wish Mark and Ned all the best for the future.”

Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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