Boss Holdsworth leaves Mansfield

Mansfield Town manager David Holdsworth has left the Blue Square Bet Premier club by mutual consent.The Stags finished out of the play-off spots last term and despite a promising start to this campaign, they have won just once in eight league matches.

A club statement read: "The decision has been reached following an unacceptable run of results."

Assistant boss Duncan Russell will take charge of the team for Saturday's home game against Hayes & Yeading.

The statement continued: "We believe we have done everything possible to support David during his time at the club.

"We would like to thank him for his professionalism and hard work."

More to follow.

Source: BBC Sport