UK time is: 22:29:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ex-Owl Wins Award

Former Wednesday legend John Sheridan has been rewarded for guiding his Oldham Athletic side to fourth in League One by winning the divisional Manager of the Month award this week.

The Latics won all three of their league matches during November as they swept aside Cheltenham, Bradford and Huddersfield as well as progressing in the FA Cup with victories over Kettering and King's Lynn to set up an away tie at Wolves in the third round.

Shezza, who will always be remembered for netting the superb winner in the Owls League Cup victory over Manchester United at Wembley in 1991, beat off competition from Tranmere's Ronnie Moore, Crewe's Dario Gradi and Nottingham Forest's Colin Calderwood.

Shezza told the official OAFC site: 'This is good because it obviously means we're doing well, and that's the main thing', he revealed. 'However, credit to the players and staff, they're all working hard and I feel we're going the right way.

'We can do all the coaching and talking we want, but it's the lads who actually go out onto the pitch. All the players helped me win this, not just the starting eleven - it's a squad award as many players have come in and done a job when required.

'This award belongs to a lot of people who've helped me out along the way.'

Sheridan has enjoyed a number of caretaker boss spells at Boundary Park but took the reigns of a permanent basis in June this year - taking the Latics to 12 victories, five draws and seven defeats in his 24 games in charge.

The Irish midfielder is a cult hero at Hillsborough after making over 200 appearances in the famous blue and white shirts - netting more than 30 goals for the club.




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


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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 9 2006

Time: 11:49AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
super john shreridan!! you can come the super owls any time you want.
swfcowls
Report Abuse
09/12/2006 12:25:00

Well done to him and Oldham
Tigerphil
Report Abuse
09/12/2006 13:25:00

oh yes i forgot, well done shezza
swfcowls
Report Abuse
09/12/2006 15:45:00

Shezza for next Owls manager, has to be! well done!
newman87
Report Abuse
09/12/2006 18:47:00

laws for life!!!!!!!!!
swfcowls
Report Abuse
09/12/2006 21:01:00

Shez is a God, I was at his testimonial last year, and he deserves this award
haxeyowl
Report Abuse
10/12/2006 19:02:00

maybe he may become the assistant manger one day.
swfcowls
Report Abuse
11/12/2006 20:12:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Buxton's Return Continues (Monday January 26 2015)

Gray On Owls Activity (Monday January 26 2015)

Mattock Seeks First-Team Return (Sunday January 25 2015)

McCabe Interesting Birmingham (Sunday January 25 2015)

Madine Expected Back (Sunday January 25 2015)

Wednesday MotM Against Bolton (Friday January 23 2015)

Owls sign Manchester United man Keane (Thursday January 22 2015)

Wednesday Keane On Will? (Thursday January 22 2015)

Palmer Welcomes Returning Buxton (Wednesday January 21 2015)

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 - 2 Bolton
Forest 0 - 2 Sheff Wed
Wigan 0 - 1 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Blackpool
Fulham 4 - 0 Sheff Wed
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Wolves

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 26 9 10 7 -2 37
10. Blackburn 26 9 9 8 1 36
11. Birmingham 26 9 8 9 -8 35
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34

Breaking League News

Hooiveld Does Make Den Move
Millwall : 26/01/2015 21:28:00
RUFC - Evans Not Sure If Pringle Will Stay
Rotherham : 26/01/2015 20:09:00
LUFC Bamba - Easy decision to join Leeds
Leeds Utd : 26/01/2015 20:06:00
Another boring cup draw for Royals
Reading : 26/01/2015 19:56:00
Derby Host Reading
Derby County : 26/01/2015 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wednesday v Birmingham
Suggested By:  
Wednesday win 25%
Birmingham win 25%
Draw 50%