Sunderland have sacked manager Simon Grayson, moments after the side’s 3-3 Sky Bet Championship draw with bottom side Bolton.
Grayson’s departure on Wearside comes just four months after he took over at the club, who were last season relegated from the Premier League under David Moyes.
Since joining the Black Cats from Preston, Grayson managed just one win from 15 league games.
Watch highlights of the 3-3 draw between Sunderland and Bolton in the Sky Bet Championship
After being held by Bolton at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night, Sunderland sit 22nd in the table, on 10 points from a possible 45.
They have failed to record a victory at home since December of last year.
Chief executive Martin Bain said: “Simon and his team have worked tirelessly to achieve the best for the football club during their time here.
“While we hoped that Simon’s experience in the Football League would help us to a successful season, results have not been good enough for a club of this stature.
“In order for us to improve upon our current position, we believe a fundamental change is necessary.”
Assistant manager Glynn Snodin also departs.
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