The club can confirm that it has reluctantly accepted the resignations of assistant manager, Ken McKenna and goalkeeping coach, Lee Jones and announced that Kevin Ellison and Barry Roche will take over the running of first team affairs, supported by John McMahon, until a new manager is appointed.
A club statement said: “We would like to place on record our thanks to both Ken and Lee for their fantastic contributions to the club over the past seven years alongside Jim Bentley.
“They all worked incredibly hard as a team to develop the club and we wish them well for the future.
“Following the resignation of Jim Bentley, Ken McKenna and Lee Jones this morning the club has asked Kevin Ellison and Barry Roche to oversee first team affairs with the support of John McMahon.
“All three individuals have great experience in the game, are highly respected by the players and staff and know the club well.’’