The Sacramento Republic replaced coach Paul Buckle with former New Zealand midfielder Simon Elliott on Thursday, the USL club announced.
Buckle was hired in July 2015 to replace Preki Radosavljevic and led the team to 31 wins, 19 losses and 21 ties. The Republic reached the playoffs in all three seasons and won the Western Conference in 2016.
The team made the announcement on Thursday, saying Buckle's departure was by mutual agreement.
The move comes one day after the Republic hired Todd Dunivant...