Gillingham sack manager Steve Lovell with Mark Patterson taking temporary charge
Gillingham have sacked manager Steve Lovell with the club lying 13th in League One.
The Gills have won just once in their last five league games and have appointed Mark Patterson in temporary charge for the games against Charlton and Blackpool.
A statement on the club’s official website confirmed the former Wales international had been relieved of his duties.
It read; “After a discussion between the Chairman and Manager this afternoon, the Club can confirm that Steve Lovell has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect.
“Mark Patterson will take responsibility for the game against Charlton tomorrow, and Blackpool next week.
“The Club would like to thank Steve for his efforts with the team over the past 18 months and wish him well for the future.
“There will be no further comment at this stage.”
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