Stoke City have relieved off Mark Hughes from his duties following their defeat to Coventry City in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Hughes who has been at the helm of affairs for over four years was sacked after losing 2-1 to the Sky Blues this afternoon.
In a statement released by the club, read, “Stoke City can confirm that the contract of manager Mark Hughes has been terminated with immediate effect.”
“We would like to thank Mark for all he has achieved for the club over the last four and a half years, notably in guiding us to three successive ninth places finishes in the Premier League, and we wish him every success for the future,” The statement added.
“The club will look to appoint a new manager as soon as possible and will be making no further comment at this time.