Gavin McCann: Hyde assistant manager leaves position

Hyde have confirmed ex-England midfielder Gavin McCann has left his position as assistant manager of the struggling Conference Premier club.

The former Sunderland, Aston Villa and Bolton man, 35, formed a new managerial partnership with boss Scott McNiven at Ewen Fields in the summer of 2012.

The Tigers hope to name a replacement for McCann in the next few days.

Hyde have not won any of their 17 league games this term and are 10 points adrift at the foot of the table.