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Megson Gets The Boot At Bolton

Megson Gets The Boot At Bolton

Former Wednesday player Gary Megson has been sacked as manager of Bolton Wanderers - throwing him straight into line for the vacant manager's role at Hillsborough.

Megson got his marching orders at the Reebok Stadium this morning, just a day after his side could only manage a 2-2 home draw against fellow strugglers Hull City.

And he leaves the Lancashire club in a relegation battle at the foot of the Premier League.

His departure could well catch the eye of Owls chairman Lee Strafford, who is on the search for a new permanent manager at Hillsborough following the departure of Brian Laws earlier this month.

Megson has a long history with the Owls, having made 233 appearances in the famous blue and white stripes in two spells at the club, spanning seven years.

His father, Don, also enjoyed a successful spell at Hillsborough.

Megson started his managerial career at Norwich City, but made his name at West Brom, where he guided the Baggies to the Premier League.

Spells at Nottingham Forest and Leicester City followed before Megson was given another chance in the top flight with Bolton.

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Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday December 30 2009
Time: 11:28AM

Comments

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Managers are dropping like flies at the moment
duds
30/12/2009 11:38:00
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yes please ls
wedtillidie
30/12/2009 12:16:00
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IF YOUR READING LEE GO AND GET HIM NOW HES THE MAN for us
mick66owl
30/12/2009 13:09:00
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Would be happy if LS could get him.....
US Owl
30/12/2009 16:14:00
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I don't want him here, can't see why we would.
owlswfc
30/12/2009 16:33:00
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a prize pig managing the pigs!!
bladesforlife1889
30/12/2009 17:11:00
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just like you lot then a prize pick managing a bunch of****s supported by****s. U.T.O
HorburyOwl
30/12/2009 17:22:00
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PS THAT SHOULD SAY PR*CK
HorburyOwl
30/12/2009 17:23:00
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school holiday time again is it pigforlife
mick66owl
30/12/2009 18:39:00
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what next RAFA gets sacked by the pool and hes top of the list for our club it just gets better our club cant pay half these lads so why are we talking about them im sorry but i cant see us getting a high profile manager when we have no money to spend in the jan window
dublin owl
30/12/2009 19:57:00
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