Jose Riga has been sacked by Blackpool.
The former Charlton boss has seen his side pick up only six points from their opening 14 games since he took the reins, a run which has left them rooted to the foot of the Sky Bet Championship.
Blackpool chairman Karl Oysten said had no choice but to act now.
He said in a brief statement on the club's official website: "We couldn't leave the decision any longer to give someone else the opportunity to help us work our way out of the position we are currently in."
The statement also said former England Under-19 coach Noel Blake, currently first-team coach at Bloomfield Road, would take charge of training on Tuesday.
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