Former Ireland manager Mick McCarthy leaves Cardiff role

Cardiff City manager Mick McCarthy watches the game from the touch line during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Cardiff City at the Swansea.com Stadium on October 17, 2021 in Swansea, Wales.


Cardiff manager Mick McCarthy has left his position “by mutual agreement”, the club have announced.

The 62-year-old leaves with the Bluebirds having lost their last eight Sky Bet Championship matches, the latest a 2-0 home defeat against Middlesbrough on Saturday.

A club statement read: “Cardiff City Football Club can confirm that first-team manager Mick McCarthy and assistant manager Terry Connor have left the club by mutual agreement and with immediate effect.

Cardiff City manager Mick McCarthy stands on the touch line during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Cardiff City at the Swansea.com Stadium on October 17, 2021 in Swansea, Wales.


“We would like to thank Mick and Terry for their efforts during their time with the Bluebirds and wish them all the best for the future.

“Steve Morison and Tom Ramasut will oversee first-team duties at this time, as the board of directors begin the process of appointing a permanent replacement.”

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