Doncaster Rovers can confirm that Richie Wellens has left the club with immediate effect.
The club’s board have taken the decision that a change is required at this time in order for a permanent appointment to be made in time for the opening of the January transfer window.
Wellens departs Rovers with the club 23rd in Sky Bet League One, with the Papa John’s Trophy defeat at Crewe Alexandra on Wednesday night his final game in charge.
U18s manager Gary McSheffrey will take charge of the team for Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie at home to Mansfield Town.
The club would like to thank Richie for his efforts and wish him well in the future.
There will be a meet the owners event held at the Keepmoat Stadium in December.