Sheridan ‘relieved of his duties’ at Chesterfield FC

Chesterfield v Tranmere Rovers John Sheridan
Chesterfield v Tranmere Rovers John Sheridan

John Sheridan has been relieved of his duties as Chesterfield FC manager.

Sheridan, 47, was appointed manager in June 2009.

The Spireites won the League Two title in his second season in charge but they were relegated last term.

They also won the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy in March, beating Swindon Town 2-0 in the final at Wembley.

Sheridan made over 600 appearances in a playing career which took in spells at various clubs including Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday and Oldham Athletic.

Sheridan was also capped 34 times by the Republic of Ireland.

Prior to joining Chesterfield, he was manager of Oldham Athletic for three years until March 2009.