Jim Gavin has stepped down as manager of Dublin's all-conquering senior footballers.
A statement just released via dublingaa.ie reveals: "Jim Gavin has this morning informed the County Officers, his management team and players that he was handing back the reins of the Dublin Senior Football team to the County Committee."
County chairman Seán Shanley said: "Dublin GAA will be forever grateful to Jim Gavin for his dedication, commitment and contribution as a player and, since 2003, leading the next generation of players at U21 and Senior level.
"I regret his departure but appreciate the huge sacrifices he has made over this period.
"The committee will commence the process of considering suitable candidates to replace Jim and his management team shortly."Tweet