Date: 3rd February 2011 at 10:45am
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Wednesday have now confirmed the departure of boss Alan Irvine on the official website.

The Scot was understood to have held a meeting with Owls chairman Milan Mandaric last night before learning of his fate.

And, after unofficial reports saying Irvine had been sacked as Wednesday boss, the club have now confirmed the news of his departure on the official club site.

Assistant manager Rob Kelly and coach Billy Barr will take control of first team affairs until a new man is appointed.

Kelly was manager at Leicester City for a period before being sacked by Mandaric when the two worked together at the Walkers Stadium.

But he, along with Barr, is set to be in charge for the visit of MK Dons to Hillsborough in npower League One this weekend.