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Leroy Rosenior has broken the record for English football's shortest managerial reign.

BBC Five Live understands Rosenior lost his job at Torquay only 10 minutes after being introduced as the Devon club's new manager on Thursday.


Chairman Mike Bateson called him to say he had just sold the club to a group led by Colin Lee, who then reinstated himself as director of football.


Lee had only been made redundant from the post on 14 May.


Rosenior, 43, was given the head coach position at Plainmoor when Keith Curle's short-term contract expired.


Bateson told Rosenior that he did not know Lee's bid for the club was imminent when he appointed him.


It would have been the former Brentford boss's second stint in charge at Torquay.


The previous shortest tenure in charge in English football was Dave Bassett's four-day reign at Crystal Palace in 1984.

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