Sky Bet League Two strugglers Colchester United have sacked manager Ben Garner following a run of four successive league defeats.
A statement posted by the club explained;
Colchester United have relieved Ben Garner of his duties as Head Coach with immediate effect.
Board members will be discussing the plans to be put in place, for both the immediate period with games on Tuesday and Saturday and further into the future.
Colchester United would like to place on record its thanks to Ben for his time at the club.
The U’s recent run of poor results saw them slip into the relegation zone with ten points from their opening thirteen matches.