O’DRISCOLL DEPARTURE: PLAYERS REACT

Doncaster Rovers' Billy Sharp.
Doncaster Rovers' Billy Sharp.

Doncaster Rovers players have taken to Twitter to express their shock at Sean O’Driscoll’s departure from the club.

Striker Billy Sharp wrote: “Surprised at the news I’ve heard this morning, gaffer gone? dean saunders in? #shocked”

Martin Woods appeared particularly disappointed: “Gutted at the news gaffers sacked! done a great job here...#shocked”

“Shocked waking up to the News!” said Ryan Mason, on a season long loan from Tottenham Hotspur.

John Oster put it simply with “#shocked”

Simon Gillett revealed he first heard O’Driscoll had left by watching Sky Sports News.