End of the road for Rowett as he exits Millwall after four years in charge
By Paul Lagan
Millwall have parted company with boss Gary Rowett.
The surprise statement from the club chairman James Berylson said: said: "We greatly appreciate Gary’s efforts throughout his time in charge and he departs with the best wishes of everybody connected with the club,.
“While my time working directly with Gary has been short, I have thoroughly enjoyed all our interactions and feel that he leaves us having enhanced the club’s on-pitch status during four successful years in charge.”
Rowett siad: “Firstly, I would like to thank the fans for all their support during my time at the club. The atmosphere they create is truly unique. "I have thoroughly enjoyed being manager of Millwall and depart with a feeling that the club has progressed during my tenure. As is sometimes the case in football, the time just feels right to part ways. “I would like to thank John Berylson, James, Steve Kavanagh, Alex Aldridge, my backroom staff, and everyone behind-the-scenes for their hard work and support. “Finally, I’d like to extend my gratitude to the players, who I thank for the blood, sweat, and tears they have put into their efforts. It has been a successful and enjoyable four years.” Current assistant manager, Adam Barrett, will take caretaker charge of the senior squad and be assisted by first team coach, Paul Robinson. Berylson said: “In Adam and Paul we have two excellent coaches who I know fans will really get behind during their time in caretaker charge. “They have my full support as we take the necessary time to secure the appointment which is in the best interests of the football club.”