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Former Owl Takes R's Role

Former Wednesday midfielder Jim Magilton has returned to management with Championship side Queens Park Rangers after being unveiled as their new boss today.

The 40-year-old left his position as manager of Ipswich Town last season after the Tractor Boys failed to make an impact of the Championship promotion spots.

But his managerial skills seem to have made a good impression Rangers chairman Flavio Briatore, who told BBC Sport: 'We had an incredibly high number of applicants, but Jim was the stand-out candidate for the role.'

Recent managers of the Loftus Road club have failed to impress Briatore, with the club having a recent track record of departing with their managers after a matter of months.

But Vital wishes Jim all the best in London, apart from when Rangers come up against the Owls.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 3 2009

Time: 1:43PM

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good luck jim lad saw on sky sports average length of time a qpr managers had since flavio took over has been 14 games!
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03/06/2009 14:05:00

Don't think it's a job for life somehow.
north stand owl
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03/06/2009 15:33:00

Jim good luck m8 you will need it working for Flavio, i'l give it 3 months
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03/06/2009 18:15:00

QPR with another bid to be named the weirdest team in the Championship..
Auckland Owl
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03/06/2009 20:33:00


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