The former Wigan manager spoke to Johnny Giles, who is advising the Football Association of Ireland on the successor to Steve Staunton, but wants a return to the club game.
"I rang Johnny yesterday (Thursday) and said after certain consideration, I´m really flattered and decided not to be considered," Jewell told Sky Sports News.
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