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League One: Yeovil Town sack manager Gary Johnson

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League One's bottom club Yeovil Town have sacked their manager Gary Johnson, ending his second spell in charge of the club.

Johnson's assistant and former full-time boss Terry Skiverton will take charge until further notice.

Chairman John Fry said in a statement: "The decision to relieve Gary of his management duties is the hardest I have been involved in during my 23 years at Huish Park."

"I cannot speak too highly of the man who in the past brought so much success to our club. We part company on good terms and I would like personally to wish him well for the future."

In his first spell in charge, between 2001-2005, Johnson took Yeovil from non-league to League One, before leaving to manage Bristol City, Peterborough and Northampton before returning in 2012.

Johnson led his side to the second tier of English football for the first time in 2013 via the play-offs.

However, the gulf in finances between Yeovil and the rest of the sides in the Championship took it's toll, and they went straight back down, finishing bottom of the league.

They were expected again to challenge for promotion this season but have found life in League One tough this season, with only six wins all season in the league.

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