Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

Swindon Town Eye Sturrock?

Swindon Town Eye Sturrock?

Swindon Town are expected to speak to Paul Sturrock about taking over the managers role at Swindon Town Football Club.

Sturrock who helped get Sheffield Wednesday promoted to the Championship two seasons ago was sakced by Wednesday last month only weeks after signing a new deal to stay at Wednesday.

Sturrock was top pick to take over Scottish Premier League side Hibs, however the Scottish Premier outfit hired Joh Collins yesterday.

Sturrock has been the fans choice to take over the club, since Dennis Wise` departure to Leeds United last week. Former Swindon Town manager Lou Macari is a close second in fans opinion polls. Macari helped take Swindon Town from the old Division 4 up to Division 2. Macari`s Swindon Town team also has the record for most points in Divison 4 history.

People who have applied for the managers role are former Oxford manager Graham Rix, Luc Nijhiolt, Iffy Onuora and Steve White among 20 other names.

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:Moonraker1969
Date:Wednesday November 1 2006
Time: 1:06PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Hope you get him. He will bring you back up to where Town deserves to be. And I can't help but add, I bet there were jubilations in the town when the Leeds result came in last night:)
u4e
01/11/2006 13:23:00
0
He has to be their top choice - bags of experience. Would be a great signing
Wellsy
01/11/2006 13:34:00
0
I don't think we can take a gamble on an inexperienced manager, so I think with his track record he's the best so far...
APG_STFC
01/11/2006 16:34:00
0
rather him than williams and hunter, nothing personal.
red_gilly
01/11/2006 18:46:00
0
The last person you would want is Graham Rix. Experiance getting out of the basement division is what is needed
Tel Boy
03/11/2006 15:43:00
0
Didn't he manage Poxford for a while - there's another reason to avoid him, look where they ended up.
APG_STFC
03/11/2006 17:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swindon Town Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Swindon

Should Swindon Town progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Swindon Host Reading In Pre-Season

Town face local rivals.

Swindon - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Who Will Swindon Face In 2016/17 (22/5/16)

With no matches remaining in the regular 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Archived Vital Swindon Articles

Vital Swindon articles from

Site Journalists

Shaun Calderwood
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Is Lee Power Doing A Good Job At Swindon?
Suggested By:
Yes52%
No48%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swindon Town Results (view all)

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)