UK time is: 20:20:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Royle, Reid or Souness

Joe Royle, Peter Reid and Graeme Souness.

These are the names of Milan Mandaric's shortlist according to the BBC today.

All have apparently been interviewed for the manager's job and with none of them currently attached to a club, Milan should have his choice in by the weekend.

But hang on a minute! Why aren't they in a job and what can they give to Leicester.

Why is Milan after the unemployed (unemployable?)

Milan has done it before when it came to Gary Megson and seems to have no problem with appointing managers that are currently out of work. It's cheap and quick and let's face it, who would give up a solid Championship or even League 1 job to come here at the moment?

Joe Royle

Royle last worked with Ipswich, twice guiding the club to a playoff spot but failing to get them into the top flight.

Royle's last season at the club wasn't going as well, although that could be attributed to the loss of Darren Bent, Shefki Kuqi and Tommy Millar.

Royle likes his teams to play attacking football, but there may be fears he is past it

Peter Reid

Cheer up Leicester fans, here comes Peter Reid. The ex-England internationals early managerial record is impressive, twice guiding Sunderland into the top flight.

It soon went a bit pear shaped however as Sunderland stuggled to survive and were ultimately relegated. Reid stepped in to save struggling Leeds, but again this proved only to be delaying the inevitable and with Leeds still struggling Reid went to Coventry.

At Coventry Reid failed to make any sort of promotion challenged and was eventually replaced by a certain Micky Adams.

Graeme Souness

Souness has failed to match his feats as a player on the managerial stage.

He has found himself managing some big name clubs however with Rangers Liverpool, Galatasary and most recently Newcastle amongst them.

Possibly his finest moment as manager was in guiding Blackburn back to the playoffs and picking up some silverware in the form of the League Cup.

Europe followed but then it all started to fall apart and few Blackburn fans were upset when Newcastle came calling.

Who would you pick?

Well, those seems to be the front runners, who would you pick? Would you stick with Burrows and Taggart, will Milan surprise us all at the last moment?

It would appear we have not long to find out as the new manager should be unveiled in time for Preston.

You can share your thoughts on who should manage City by visiting our forum or by voting in our poll.




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



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 5 2007

Time: 6:52PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Hmm, all of them have managed in the Premiership, and all of them have managed in the Championship, each of them have taken a team into the top flight which is exactly what we are looking for. I can see the thinking but ultimately all these managers have failed, and more than once!! [Edited by alexandra]
Geheee
Report Abuse
05/11/2007 18:57:00

Have you knocked on Paul Jewell's door?
Auckland Owl
Report Abuse
06/11/2007 02:25:00

I would have hoped that Milan would have begged Jewell to come before even thinking of appointing one of the above.
Geheee
Report Abuse
06/11/2007 07:38:00

I am sur out of the three Joe Royle's got the most experience and also at Championship level.
dazza71
Report Abuse
06/11/2007 21:28:00

Got to agree with some of the others about Jewell, would be the ideal man to get,
will it ever happen
Report Abuse
14/11/2007 18:50:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Leicester v Chelsea To Be Re-arranged (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Villa FA Cup Clash Set & Screened (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Schlupp Comfortable In New Role (Wednesday January 28 2015)

More Leicester Tottenham Reactions (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Pearson- Cup Momentum Can Help Us (Monday January 26 2015)

Moore Blow For Pearson (Monday January 26 2015)

Schwarzer Grabs Two Leicester Records (Monday January 26 2015)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19
19. Q.P.R. 22 5 4 13 -16 19
20. Leicester City 22 4 5 13 -14 17

Breaking League News

Swansea City Agree Fee For Southampton's Cork
Swansea : 29/01/2015 20:01:00
FA Youth Cup - Chelsea 6 Swansea 0
Chelsea : 29/01/2015 19:10:00
Allardyce Talks Liverpool (a)
West Ham : 29/01/2015 18:53:00
Mutch Departs For Palace
Q.P.R. : 29/01/2015 18:46:00
Ameobi Returns
Newcastle : 29/01/2015 17:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FA - Spurs MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schwarzer 18%
Simpson 0%
Moore 0%
Morgan 0%
De Laet 0%
King 0%
Drinkwater 0%
Schlupp 66%
Kramaric 0%
Ulloa 8%
Vardy 8%
Sub - Wasilewski 0%
Sub - Albrighton 0%
Sub - Nugent 0%