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Kenny Shiels has left his role as Northern Ireland Women's manager after a four-year stint.
Shiels took charge of the national team in 2019 and leaves with an impressive on-pitch record, having guided his side to their first ever major tournament by qualifying for Euro 2022.
However, Northern Ireland finished bottom of their group - losing all three games to England, Norway and Austria.
Kenny Shiels has left his role as Northern Ireland Women's manager after a four-year stint
During Shiels' tenure, Northern Ireland reached their first ever major tournament at Euro 2022
But Shiels generated significant controversy ahead of Euro 2022 when he claimed 'women are more emotional than men' after his side lost 5-0 to England in a World Cup qualifier in April 2022.
He had used that as a reason for women's teams conceding goals in quick succession and Shiels was widely slammed for his comments, before