Jack Ross leaves Sunderland as Stewart Donald reacts to reports takeover has collapsed

Jack Ross has been sacked by Sunderland in a dramatic afternoon on Wearside as Stewart Donald moved to clarify the takeover situation.

Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 5:04 pm
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According to reports in a national newspaper, Stewart Donald’s takeover talks with the American consortium is off but the owner has stressed he remains committed to bringing investment to the club and would provide a further update in the coming days.

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Shortly after that news broke Ross was sacked as manager, with James Fowler taking temporary charge of the Leasing.com Trophy clash against Grimsby Town tonight at the Stadium of Light.

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