AFC Wimbledon have parted company with manager Neal Ardley.
Appointed in 2012, Ardley kept his team in the Football League and got them to a Play-Off Final. but has left the club by mutual agreement with his assistant Neil Cox also leaving the West London based club.
Chief Executive Erik Samuelson said “Neal has been a credit to the club in everything he has done. He is a clear thinker, a superb man-manager and a fine coach. I’ve enjoyed working with him and am absolutely certain that he will achieve even greater success in his next roles. So, he leaves with my personal thanks and gratitude for what he has done in his time here at AFC Wimbledon.
“I also want to register the club’s and my personal thanks to Neil Cox who has provided massive support to Neal throughout his time here and has been a great ambassador for the club. We wish him well in his future career.”
Simon Bassey has been put in temporary charge and AFC Wimbledon are actively seeking a new manager.