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Laws Leaves Wednesday

Laws Leaves Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday have this morning announced that Brian Laws has departed the club by mutual consent.

The announcement comes following a winless run of eight games, and yesterday's pitiful performance at Leicester was the final nail in Laws' coffin.

Assistant Russ Wilcox and coach John Dungworth also leave the club.

Wednesday chairman Lee Strafford made the announcement on the Official Website this morning.

Sean McAuley will take charge of first-team affairs, as Wednesday begin their search for a new manager immediately.

There are already a few contenders for the job. Nigel Worthington is stalling on contract talks with Northern Ireland, could the former Owl return home?

Darren Ferguson and George Burley are both out of work.

Chris Waddle always states his interest in the job too.

This decision will have a huge bearing on the future of our club, and the right man needs to be appointed to halt the Owls' slide, and to take us forward.

Who would you like to see as the new manager?

Join the debate.



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

Writer:Jarno
Date:Sunday December 13 2009
Time: 12:17PM

Comments

0
Its a shame but i think the rite decission,givs us time to get out of this hole.I think for defo he'd lost the dressing room and the players didnt perform for him.Gudluck Brian and no doubt which ever team u manage i knw u will come back to haunt us.Well boys onwards n upwards merry xmas my fellow wednesdayites.
ollyowl70
13/12/2009 12:35:00
0
Now who?
the fear
13/12/2009 12:37:00
0
Well Sean McAuley for now,but out of choices above i think Goerge Burley is poss best choice.
ollyowl70
13/12/2009 12:41:00
0
No surprise. I feel sorry for the bloke as he is a nice fella but he had run out of ideas and had to go.
CLIFFANDJ
13/12/2009 12:51:00
0
joke. no wonder we are a laughing stock
wedtillidie
13/12/2009 13:02:00
0
my money is on darren ferguson.
owlswfc
13/12/2009 13:21:00
0
Let's give MacAuley a chance as the caretaker and not rush into a contract that will tie the clubs hands. Merry Christmas Olly and Wednesdayites everywhere. Time to change that poll Vital.
robc
13/12/2009 14:29:00
0
Id go for Nigel Worthington
Handsworth Owl
13/12/2009 14:45:00
0
feel for brian has done a good job since his arrival,but its about results and thats somthing we hav nt been getting ,id go for steve copell hes been about a bit ,he would get us up there
donnyowl
13/12/2009 15:14:00
0
i agree with robc don't rush in give mcauley job if need be till end off season .Feel for laws but results and performances have been woeful off late and he has used loan market poorly in my opinion on top off rubish signings.
beverley owl
13/12/2009 16:00:00
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