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City target Holloway resigns

Plymouth Argyle manager Ian Holloway has today resigned. He had been rumoured to be Mandaric's favoured candidate for the role of City boss and it now looks set that he will become the next City manager shortly.

The move comes days after both Plymouth's chairman and Leicester chairman Milan Mandaric denied reports a move was imminent.

Plymouth Argyle have confirmed that Holloway has tendered his resignation but have not as yet accepted it. They are due to wait until a meeting called for Friday before making further comment.

It had been speculated that Plymouth could be due somewhere in the region of £250,000 should City approach the Argyle boss.

Holloway has been at Plymouth for a little over one year having taken over in June 2006 following a spell at QPR. He was sent on gardening leave in February last year by the QPR board after constant rumours linking him to the vacant job at The Walkers, a post that then went to Rob Kelly.

Holloway however looks set to finally complete his move to The Walkers, with Mandaric rumoured to be happy to double his Plymouth salary.

If Holloway is appointed at City it will be the Bristolian's 4th manaherial position following on from a playing career featuring stints at QPR and his hometown Bristol Rovers.

Holloway Full Managerial Stats

Bristol RoversMay 13, 1996January 29200124790877036.43
Queens Park RangersFebruary 26, 2001February 6, 2006252100817139.68
Plymouth ArgyleJune 28, 20067128202339.43

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Date:Wednesday November 21 2007

Time: 3:04PM

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Dont know much about him as a manager but got a lot of time for him as a man. Seems like a really funny down to earth guy.
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21/11/2007 17:46:00

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21/11/2007 18:42:00

I hope that he is a success, I am far happier with this appointment than the Megson one.
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21/11/2007 18:44:00

DeanoVilla all you need to know about him 'as a manager' is that he is full of himself, will bleed blue blood (after green,) if it pays well and will blame the Leicester fans, board or even the weather when things go pear shaped....your welcome to him!
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21/11/2007 19:25:00

You are welcome to him. Just remember when he says that he loves the club, loves the fans, and wants to do well with you..... HE LIES!
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21/11/2007 19:47:00

Don't believe anything he tells you its all lies
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21/11/2007 23:14:00

Watch Sky Sports News in the next hour, interveiw with Holloway, very intrsting what he has to say!! Any time between now and 12pm lunch time.
will it ever happen
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22/11/2007 10:50:00

THe Plymouth fans are to keen on him...who can blame them...
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23/11/2007 22:02:00


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