UK time is: 02:33:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Championship odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 3 2009

Time: 1:43PM

Your Comments

good luck jim lad saw on sky sports average length of time a qpr managers had since flavio took over has been 14 games!
wesp
Don't think it's a job for life somehow.
north stand owl
Jim good luck m8 you will need it working for Flavio, i'l give it 3 months
HorburyOwl
QPR with another bid to be named the weirdest team in the Championship..
Auckland Owl
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Gray: Owls searching for Boro win (Friday August 22 2014)

International call-up for Owls stopper (Thursday August 21 2014)

Gray frustrated by Millwall late show (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Kids quids in for Millwall clash (Monday August 18 2014)

Owls to face Clarets in League Cup (Wednesday August 13 2014)

Wednesday 3-0 Notts County (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 1 - 1 Millwall
Sheff Wed 0 - 0 Derby County
Brighton 0 - 1 Sheff Wed

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 2 6
8. Middlesbrough 3 2 0 1 2 6
9. Wolves 3 2 0 1 1 6
10. Sheff Wed 3 1 2 0 1 5
11. Ipswich 3 1 1 1 0 4
12. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
13. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 22/08/2014 23:20:00
Cardiff next test for Wolves
Wolves : 22/08/2014 22:52:00
LUFC Leeds closing in on signing number twelve?
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:49:00
LUFC International clearance for new signing
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:28:00
Highlights: Blues U21 1-1 QPR U21
Birmingham : 22/08/2014 20:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 11%
Play-offs 24%
Mid-table 56%
Relegation scrap 7%
Relegated 2%