Lee Bowyer’s last match in charge of Charlton Athletic was a 1-1 draw at home to Shrewsbury Town on Saturday

Charlton Athletic manager Lee Bowyer has resigned after nearly three years in charge at the League One club.

Former Addicks midfielder Bowyer, 44, was initially put in caretaker charge in March 2018 before being appointed permanently in September the same year.

He departs with more than two years left on his contract having agreed a deal until summer 2023 in January 2020.

Charlton are eighth in League One, two points off the play-off places with 11 games remaining this season.

Assistant manager Johnnie Jackson will take caretaker charge for their home game against Bristol Rovers on Tuesday.

More to follow.