UK time is: 00:12:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

David Tuttle Turns Down Swindon Role

David Tuttle has turned down role of Caretaker Manager at Swindon Town this afternoon.

Statement From Swindon Town FC

Yesterday Head of Youth / Scouting Director Dave Tuttle was appointed to take charge of team affairs on a temporary basis

However, after giving the temporary position some thought, Tuttle has decided to turn down the opportunity - instead expressing his wish to remain as Head of Youth / Scouting Director at The County Ground.

Tuttle spoke to the official website this afternoon, explaining his reasons behind the move.

'I gave it a lot of thought. The club offered me the position of caretaker manager on Monday evening - which I accepted. However, after much deliberation and after speaking with my family; I have decided it's not right.

'I am committed to Swindon Town and want to continue developing my current role with the youth team and scouting here.

The club is the most important thing and I have made an honest decision,' he finished.

Martyn Starnes, Acting Chief Executive at Swindon Town FC, added:
'We fully respect David's decision and he has the full backing of the everyone at the club. He has done a fantastic job since joining the club and we look forward to him continuing in that role,' said Starnes.

The club will be making a further announcement later this afternoon.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 24 2006

Time: 3:39PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
"committed" how many times have we seen someone say that then leave...
Tel Boy
Report Abuse
24/10/2006 16:01:00

its the same no matter what. There is no loyalty in the game anymore.
Report Abuse
24/10/2006 16:59:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

STFC: Swindon Show Support For Paris (Sunday November 15 2015)

The EFL Coming Soon To Swindon (Thursday November 12 2015)

STFC: Swindon Name Martin Ling Manager (Tuesday November 3 2015)

STFC: Barnsley Interested In Cooper? (Sunday November 1 2015)

STFC: Gladwin Set To Extend Swindon Stay (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Swindon Give Defender Trial (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Tim Sherwood To Swindon? (Sunday October 25 2015)

Stats: Swindon Town v Coventry City (Sunday October 25 2015)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 2 - 1 Walsall
Fleetwood 5 - 1 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Scunthorpe
Wigan 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 2 Coventry
Swindon 1 - 2 Oldham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Fleetwood 19 6 3 10 -1 21
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17
23. Blackpool 19 4 4 11 -13 16

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Davis praises recovery
Crewe : 24/11/2015 23:43:01
Crewe : 24/11/2015 23:08:00
Burton : 24/11/2015 22:03:00
Shrewsbury : 24/11/2015 22:01:00
Sheff Utd : 24/11/2015 21:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with Martin Ling's Appointment as Town manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%