BREAKING POSH NEWS: Westley leaves Peterborough United

Posh manager Graham Westley has been sacked.

Posh manager Graham Westley has been sacked.

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Posh have parted company with manager Graham Westley.

A brief club statement issued tonight (April 23) read: “Peterborough United Football Club have tonight (Saturday) parted company with manager Graham Westley. The club would like to thank Graham for his efforts on behalf of the football club.

“Grant McCann will take charge of the remaining two Sky Bet League One fixtures. Chairman Darragh MacAnthony will take time to speak to perspective candidates for the manager position.

“The club will be making no further comment at this time.”

Westley’s reign ended with a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Scunthorpe today.

Westley has not replied to the Peterborough Telegraph’s requests for a comment.

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- Peterborough United chairman thanks Westley and admits next appointment is ‘critical’