Gippsland FNLLatrobe Valley Express | Traralgon Football Club senior coach Tim McGibney was sensationally sacked on Tuesday night over comments made about a rival team in a podcast.

The former VFL assistant was dumped for sledging an opposition Gippsland League player on an episode of The Low Footy IQ podcast three weeks ago.

The podcast episode was taken down after Wonthaggi Power Football Netball Club lodged a complaint with the Traralgon Football Netball Club and the league.

McGibney, 32, said he had formally apologised, but was informed on Tuesday night that he was "pretty much being sacked over it".

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