Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Robertson has been given compassionate leave following a household bereavement.
The long-serving boss was already with out quantity two Scott Kellacher attributable to a severe sickness and can now spend a time period away from the Scottish Championship membership.
Chief govt Scot Gardiner stated: “John has done extraordinary work behind the scenes under the most difficult circumstances, particularly following the serious illness which struck down his assistant manager Scott Kellacher at the turn of the year.
“While Scott continues to make good progress away from the membership, John has now suffered a bereavement within the saddest of circumstances.
“We consider that given these circumstances that it’s best he takes a while away from the membership to assemble his power. John is our good friend and colleague and he’s an distinctive coach.
“The chairman, the board of directors, the players and staff, are all looking forward to his return but in the meantime, all of our thoughts are with him and the rest of his family.”
Inverness are eighth within the desk and are set to face basement membership Alloa on Tuesday following a 2-0 win at Ayr on Saturday.