Hibs confirm Paul Heckingbottom sacking - and reveal who will take interim charge of the team

Hibs confirm departure of Heckingbottom and Stockdale as Eddie May set for second spell as caretaker boss

Monday, 4th November 2019, 6:14 pm
Updated Monday, 4th November 2019, 6:16 pm
Hibs have confirmed Paul Heckingbottom's departure along with Robbie Stockdale
Hibs have confirmed Paul Heckingbottom's departure along with Robbie Stockdale

Hibs have confirmed the departure of head coach Paul Heckingbottom and assistant Robbie Stockdale.

• READ MORE - Hibs sack Paul Heckingbottom LIVE: Latest updates as Easter Road side starts search for new bossThe club's Head of Academy Coaching, Eddie May, has been placed in interim charge for the second time this year after being appointed caretaker boss following the departure of Neil Lennon and Garry Parker in January.

He will be supported by first-team coach Grant Murray and defender Steven Whittaker, who is understood to have been helping coach teams in the club's academy in recent months.

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A statement posted on the club's official Twitter account read: "Paul Heckingbottom and Robbie Stockdale have been relieved of their duties at the club.

"Eddie May will take charge on an interim basis - supported by Grant Murray and Steven Whittaker.

"Supporters can expect further comment from the club in the coming days."