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Wilcox had been in temporary charge of the League Two side

The gates at Glanford Park, home of Scunthorpe United

Scunthorpe United plea to fans not to wear any 'squirrel attire' ahead of return of former manager Alan Knill after bike crash

Knill collided with a squirrel which sent him flying of his bicycle and a fan has asked the club if fans will face a ban for wearing squirrel costumes ahead of his return ti the club with League Two rivals Torquay

Brian Laws

Brian Laws sacked by Scunthorpe following FA Cup defeat to Grimsby

The manager was in his third spell at the club

Brian Laws: Scunthorpe's relegation has a horrible taste

Scunthorpe had their relegation to League Two confirmed, even though they beat sixth-placed Swindon 3-1.

Scunthorpe sack manager Alan Knill

Alan Knill has been sacked as manager of npower League One side Scunthorpe and will be replaced by Brian Laws.

Paul Newman: United's demise has city rivals steeled for life in the third tier

The Football League Column: Until 1975 neither of the Sheffield clubs had played outside the top two divisions

Sheffield Wednesday sack manager Alan Irvine

Sheffield Wednesday chairman Milan Mandaric has confirmed manager Alan Irvine has been sacked after just over a year in charge at Hillsborough.

Mark Fleming: Eddie Howe need feel no shame after making Bournemouth exit

The Football league Column: When the dust settles, few will truly begrudge Howe his chance

Ian Holloway: Winter is the season of my discontent

Players – and managers – need a break. Let's get a fire going, watch some films on TV and then go to games in T-shirts rather than bobble hats

Stuart Gray named as Burnley caretaker

Stuart Gray has been placed in caretaker charge of Burnley following the departure of Brian Laws.

Brian Laws leaves Burnley

Brian Laws has stepped down as the manager of Burnley at the request of chairman Barry Kilby.

I owe Coyle a lot, admits Eagles after bitter return

Burnley midfielder is still grateful to former manager who received a hostile reception back at Turf Moor

Scots will miss both Wallace and Iwelumo

Lee Wallace and Chris Iwelumo are major doubts for Scotland's Euro 2012 qualifier against Lithuania in Kaunas on Friday night.

Iwelumo shows clinical side to kill old demons

Burnley 1 Nottingham Forest 0

Clarets reject reports over Brian Laws

Burnley insist Brian Laws' position as manager is "not under threat".

Laws set to learn his Turf Moor fate

Brian Laws' future as Burnley manager was in grave doubt last night as he attended a board meeting at Turf Moor due to decide his fate. Burnley had high hopes of avoiding the drop when Laws was appointed after Owen Coyle's departure in January and despite the 48-year-old's confident talk about rebuilding in the Championship next season, his chairman Barry Kilby is believed to be harbouring serious doubts about whether he is the man to take the club on.

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