UK time is: 07:36:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wise Reveals Why He Quit Swindon

Leeds United Manager Dennis Wise has revealed why he left Swindon Town to take the role at the Championship strugglers.

Speaking to the Swindon Advertiser Wise revealed why he left Town and thanks the supporters for their support during his short stay at the County Ground.

Wise revealed it was a pleasure to work with Mark Devlin and Bill Power but went on to criticise an un-named individual. 'A small factor in my departure was that I found it difficult to work with an un-named individual connected with the Town.'

Wise went on to thank the supporters who made him feel welcome despite his previous history in football.'I`d like to say thanks to the fans who made me feel so welcome during my time there.' Wise said.

The Advertiser also revealed that Wise would not comment on whether he was hurt by being called a judas by many fans but he clearly was hurt by it.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 26 2006

Time: 8:25AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
McDiarmid by any chance??
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 12:20:00

How can anyone call him a judas? He turned the team around - took no s**t and praised/punished the players when he needed to. He never gave less than 100% to the job and now he called Judas for taking the chance to manage a big club with a huge pay rise. Would anyone else turn that down? I don't think so....
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 12:23:00

Has to be either Wills or Diamondes. Why are they intent on ruining this club, no great surprise that they would be part of the reason.
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 17:25:00

Dear me. Exactly the problem with appointing big name managers. They run at the first chance. Best of luck lads, but since you've beat us you've only gone down hill and it looks as if you'll go even further down hill now unless you appoint a proper lower league manager? Maybe Horton?
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 18:15:00

Nice one 'stockportjack' theres nothing like a sensible comment - and that ain't nothing like one..... Good luck anyway. we'll struggle on !!
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 18:33:00

thanks for that stockportjack, a real worthwhile post. NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 19:57:00

I think this is smoke screen excuse, yes there probably was some background problem, but that was possibly the Ince fiasco but really the main reason(s) are all to obvious - huge club, more money, and Uncle Ken Bates (who I would love to shake warmly by the throat.)
Report Abuse
28/10/2006 13:37:00


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
Chesterfield 0 - 4 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Walsall
Fleetwood 5 - 1 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Scunthorpe
Wigan 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 2 Coventry

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Scunthorpe 20 8 2 10 -3 26
15. Doncaster 20 6 6 8 -6 24
16. Chesterfield 20 7 2 11 -10 23
17. Swindon 20 6 4 10 -5 22
18. Fleetwood 20 6 3 11 -2 21
19. Shrewsbury 19 6 3 10 -3 21
20. Colchester 20 5 5 10 -19 20

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

DRFC Doncaster Rovers pay out £64,924 to agents
Doncaster : 30/11/2015 19:05:01
Bentley Notches Up 50
Southend : 30/11/2015 17:18:01
Brown & Hurst On Wigan Point
Southend : 30/11/2015 17:11:00
Ellis Extends Carlisle Spell
Shrewsbury : 30/11/2015 16:56:00
Mellon & Gerrard Talk Gillingham Draw
Shrewsbury : 30/11/2015 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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