Richard Money has resigned as manager of National League bottom club Solihull Moors just 26 days after taking charge.
The 62-year-old former Scunthorpe, Fulham, Liverpool and Luton Town defender took over at Damson Park on 5 October, following the departure of previous manager Liam McDonald.
But he has now quit ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup first-round tie at Wycombe.
Assistant Manager Gary Whild will take charge together with instructor Keith Bertschin and director of sport Mark Fogarty.
A club observation discussed: “After discussions with the board, Richard Money has decided to resign as first-team manager.
“Solihull Moors are upset that Richard’s couple of minutes in charge has ended so quickly and can start the seek for a alternative straight away”
Money added: “There are such a large amount of people at this club who’ve worked so arduous to get it to the level it’s taking part in at right now and it deserves to stay there.
“To do so it needs someone who can fully commit to the club’s future and unfortunately I am unable to do that right now.”
In their second season at fifth-tier level, the Moors have won just three times in the league – the general of the ones was once as soon as underneath Money, the 2-1 win at Eastleigh a week in the previous.
The Moors moreover beat Ossett in a replay to succeed in the principle round of the FA Cup, on the other hand then suffered a Four-Zero area defeat by the use of Fylde on Saturday.
Money had in the past been manager at Scunthorpe, Walsall, with whom he won League Two in 2007, Luton Town and Cambridge United.
Other transient managerial reigns
- Straight after Mike Bateson decided on Leroy Rosenior as Torquay United manager in 2007, he agreed to advertise the club to a consortium, who then sacked Rosenior 10 minutes after he had been appointed.
- On 5 October, joint managers Brian Atkinson and Sean Gregan left National League North side Darlington after best five days in charge, bringing up a “conflict of interest” involving no longer too way back departed boss Martin Gray.
- Much-travelled Dave Bassett had eight different golfing apparatus in 24 years – his shortest stay being the five days he managed in 1984 all the way through the principle of two spells at Crystal Palace.
- Swansea City have come far since early existence instructor Kevin Cullis was once as soon as plucked from Cradley Town in 1996. He left after seven days.
- Paul Gascoigne’s time as a non-league manager lasted 39 days at Kettering Town in 2005.
- Leeds United have had their proportion of short-lived tenures, with Brian Clough (1974) and Jock Stein (1978) lasting 44 days, while Dave Hockaday survived 70 days in 2014.