UK time is: 11:48:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Paul Sturrock Linked With Plymouth

Swindon Town boss Paul Sturrock has emerged as one of the favourites to replace Ian Holloway who resigned as Plymouth Argyle manager earlier today.

Holloway handed in his resignation today however Plymouth have yet to release the manager from his contract. In a statement released by Plymouth, Holloway`s resignation will be discussed at a board meeting on Friday and no comment will be made until after this meeting.

Holloway had emerged as the favourite to replace Gary Megson as Leicester manager after he left to manage Bolton Wanderers.

Several newspapers have already named Sturrock he favourite to succeed Holloway which we believe to be lazy journalism.

Paul Sturrock has managed Plymouth before from 2000-2004 and got 2 promotions with Argyle becoming an instant fan favourite at Home Park.

It is believed that Sturrock is still friendly with the board at Plymouth and even got Hasney Aljofree to come to Swindon at a discount price due to their relationship.

It is well documented that Swindon Town`s board of directors or fans would not welcome a move for their manager however with the financial current situation at Swindon and Sturrock already stating he would want to retire near Plymouth, a move back to a club he had great success as may be too hard to turn down.

We already lost Dennis Wise, lets hope Luggy stays loyal and remains at Swindon Town.




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

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 21 2007

Time: 3:00PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Luggy going back would be an unmitigated disaster. Please, Swindon, keep him.
rogthedog
Report Abuse
21/11/2007 15:22:00

Wouldn't be fair on Swindon to put them through all the 'will he/won't he?'
Snafubar
Report Abuse
21/11/2007 17:11:00

I hate to say it but loyalty with people like Sturrock and Hollowgob mean nothing nowadays, but if we get Sturrock back to Home Park where he belongs I will be very happy for PAFC, although I'll also have sympathy with Swindon, we have just gone through a couple of days of lies and deceit and guess you would go through the same.
pilgrim
Report Abuse
21/11/2007 17:23:00

'Here we go round the Mulberry round - the Mulberry round - the Mulberry round...la la la ' Bound to be the first name to be thrown in the hat - there's the other old favourites to be added yet..... I don't want him to go - but hey in this business - that's life.....
APG_STFC
Report Abuse
21/11/2007 18:02:00

It could happen - especiallyu if the takeover stalls. Fitton needs to hurry up, then convince Sturrock of his future plans, to keep him here
mandrossian
Report Abuse
21/11/2007 19:15:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

STFC: Swindon Sign Nicky Ajose (Wednesday September 2 2015)

STFC: Former Oxford Striker Joins Swindon (Wednesday September 2 2015)

STFC: Swindon Sign Wes Thomas On Loan (Wednesday September 2 2015)

STFC: Michael Smith Joins Barnsley (Wednesday September 2 2015)

STFC: Storey Joins SPL Club Inverness CT (Tuesday September 1 2015)

STFC: Byrne Leaves Swindon For Wolves (Tuesday September 1 2015)

STFC: Storey Set To Join Inverness (Monday August 31 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 0 - 2 Sheff Utd
Southend 0 - 1 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 2 Port Vale
Bury 2 - 2 Swindon
Swindon 4 - 1 Bradford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Coventry 5 3 1 1 6 10
6. Rochdale 5 3 1 1 6 10
7. Chesterfield 5 3 1 1 3 10
8. Swindon 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Fleetwood 5 2 1 2 2 7
10. Oldham 5 1 4 0 1 7
11. Wigan 5 2 1 2 0 7

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Walsall v Bury - Preview
Walsall : 03/09/2015 11:23:00
Walsall Sign Isaiah Osbourne
Walsall : 03/09/2015 10:11:01
City Gear Up For Televised Test
Coventry : 03/09/2015 10:07:00
JPT Success
Sheff Utd : 03/09/2015 08:17:00
PWU Latics Podcast - Started Alright
Wigan : 02/09/2015 23:43:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with Swindon Town's transfer business?
Suggested By:  
Yes 0%
No 0%