Former Chesterfield manager John Sheridan resigns from Swindon Town
Former Chesterfield manager John Sheridan has resigned from his latest job at League One Swindon Town.
The 56-year-old won eight of his 31 games in charge at the County Ground after taking over in November following a spell at Wigan Athletic.
Sheridan could not turn the Robins’ fortunes around and leaves them bottom of League One and seven points from safety with four matches remaining.
Swindon’s 4-1 defeat to AFC Wimbledon on Saturday was their fifth loss in a row and Sheridan said he was going to walk away from the job in his post-match interview.
His assistant Tommy Wright, who worked with him at the Spireites, will take charge of the team for the remainder of the season and will be assisted by Lee Peacock.
"The club would like to thank John for his time in what must have been a difficult period for him personally and wish him the best for the future,” Swindon said in a statement on Sunday morning.