Owls boss rules himself out of Coventry job

Published Add your comment

Football News

Alan Irvine has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant post at Coventry.

The Sheffield Wednesday manager was among the names heavily linked with the position as Sky Blues chairman Ray Ranson looks to find a replacement for Chris Coleman.

But Irvine insists he is not about to jump ship after the Owls` relegation to League One. "I got a surprise the other day when the chairman Lee Strafford told me I was 6/1 for the Coventry job," Irvine told BBC Radio Sheffield.

"I can assure people I'll not look for another job. I am not running away from the League One situation."

Former Celtic manager Tony Mowbray, who still owns a property in the area after his time at West Brom, is currently joint-favourite for the position along with Notts County boss Steve Cotterill.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Sheffield Wednesday
League One
Coventry City

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again