Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Part With Boss Alan Irvine

Owls Part With Boss Alan Irvine

Alan Irvine is understood to have left Wednesday following a meeting with chairman Milan Mandaric last night, according to reports this morning.

Irvine's job has been hanging by a thread in recent weeks following a number of poor performances which have left the Owls adrift of the npower League One play-off places.

And Mandaric, who bought the club in December, is understood to have called time on his reign as Wednesday boss.

The 5-3 loss at Peterborough United in midweek seems to be the straw that broke the camel's back.

The club have yet to confirm Irvine's departure but official confirmation is expected this morning.

More to follow.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday February 3 2011
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
SSN is saying he has gone too!!! GET IN!!!!now to find a new gaffer UTO!!!
jpowl
03/02/2011 09:12:00
0
At the end of the day football is about results and we are just not getting them - end of! I was never an 'Irvine hater' but agreed that change needed to be made to bring fresh impetus and a possible push for the play-offs!
TheDon1974
03/02/2011 09:18:00
0
Thank christ for that. Nice fella and hard worker but just a job too big. It's king kev for me all the way. He plays all out attacking football, players will want to come and play for him and will put plenty of bums back on seats. I know he has a reputation as a quitter but even if he only stays a couple of years, he will leave us a top half championship team at minimum.
DEZZYP
03/02/2011 09:21:00
0
Let's hope it's a manager who can fully use are great players
Siswfc8101
03/02/2011 09:21:00
0
Why is the club so slow at getting confirmations out? Hope it's not a repeat of Monday and the Cook deal!
pob
03/02/2011 09:32:00
0
Hopefully MM will have someone in by early next week, I think Chris Hughton is realistic and a good option
Aston_Owl
03/02/2011 09:40:00
0
Let's hope we get a manager who can get the best out of our league one players, cos that's what they are let's not kid ourselves
Wedtillidie
03/02/2011 09:58:00
0
A month too late but thank f*** for that!
robc
03/02/2011 10:00:00
0
he had to go poor result's negative tactics now for chris hughton
retfordowl1867
03/02/2011 10:09:00
0
Megson is early 3-1 favourite, i would be mortified if this happened. no,no,no,no,no. tactics would be no different to irvines, i just hope gary neville's sudden retirement has nothing to do with this, he always said he wanted to go into coaching and managment.
DEZZYP
03/02/2011 10:19:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Reasons Why #swfc Must Not Overlook the Match At Wolves

Dead rubber? No, it's still important for the fans, coaches and the players

Do Wednesday Want Any - Premier League Free Transfers?

As the summer nears and players contracts come to an end, should Wednesday be interested in any of the following free transfers?

Video - Highlights of Wednesday's Win Over Cardiff City

Watch all the highlights within and share your thoughts in the comments section

Wednesday Beat Bluebirds To Seal Playoff Place

#CarlosHadADream rang out as Wednesday players, staff and fans finally secured a spot in the end of season playoffs with an impressive 3-0 win over Cardiff City. Try as Dave Jones, the Welsh media and

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
no email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Wednesday rest Forestieri against Wolves?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes, keep him fresh!94%
No, let's go for fifth spot!6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.brinsworthowl1
2.dooleys left leg1