Steve Bruce has been sacked as Aston Villa manager after just one win in their last 10 games.
A 3-3 draw at home to Preston on Tuesday - in which a cabbage was thrown in the direction of Bruce - has left Villa with 15 points from 11 Championship games and 12th in the table.
Against Preston, Bruce endured chants of "We want Brucie out" from supporters in the Holte End after the visitors came back from 2-0 down to lead 3-2.
After Yannick Bolasie equalised, Glenn Whelan missed an injury-time penalty for the hosts.
The club confirmed Bruce's dismissal on Wednesday afternoon, with assistants Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Gary Walsh also leaving their posts with immediate effect after having their contracts terminated.
A club statement read: "We would like to place on record our gratitude to Steve and his team for their hard work and commitment. We wish them well for the future.
"The process of recruiting a new manager has begun. In the meantime, Kevin MacDonald, Aston Villa U23s manager, will be in charge of the team for our trip to Millwall on Saturday."