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50? Make That 100 Applications For Swans Job

Huw Jenkins has told Sky Sports News that he has received around 100 applications for the vacant manager's job.

Wales Online reported earlier that the club had received 50, but the Swans chairman has revealed it's double that amount.

Roberto Martinez is expected to complete his move to Wigan Athletic on Wednesday as the Swans look to appoint his replacement.

Jenkins said:

'I have had about 100 enquiries already,'

'Looking where we were three or four years ago it shows, with the number of applicants, that the profile has grown and it's going to be a very difficult job to replace Roberto.

'Out of those 100 enquiries I could easily have 30 on a list and they're all top quality.'

'It's all about to get under way because the timing of it is not ideal,' he stated.

'We have a few weeks left before the players are back in pre-season but we have not established a shortlist yet.'

Gary Speed, John Hartson, Aidy Boothroyd, Falkirk boss John Hughes and Hearts manager Csaba László (pictured above) are just a few of the names being linked with taking over at the Liberty Stadium.

"This is a very positive sign. It was not long ago that all we would have had was a bunch of 'no mark' managers sniffing around, and we would have to actively sell the club to anyone worthwhile. The stock at SCFC has risen, and maybe we should not be so down heartened losing Roberto, as we may end up with someone who can help turn draws into wins."

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Date:Sunday June 7 2009

Time: 2:31PM

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good to see interest but hope quality manger comes out at the end of it
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07/06/2009 14:56:00

HJ says there's 30 of top quality so we should get in a really good manager to replace the Judas
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07/06/2009 15:24:00

Like I said before, every cloud has a silver lining.
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07/06/2009 15:51:00

bo$$ocks is it 100. he's just trying to give you jacks hope
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07/06/2009 16:57:00

yeep. so did your manager when you thought you would make the play-offs then cocked it all up !LETS ALL LAUGH AT CARDIFF!
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07/06/2009 17:49:00

i know how can you come on here and try takin the p*ss out of us ledleys going and we all know he,s the only decent player you got, anyway there,s gona be another decent manager to fill the spot roberto di matteo if he,l leave mk dons or i would prob be happy with john hughes aswel after reading what he,s done with falkirk.
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07/06/2009 18:05:00

ignore the scummer. at least we're not struggling financially and moving into a stadium made by lego plastic bricks. what a joke. our new manager will be the right choice i'm sure and with the squad we've got our main should be play offs.
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07/06/2009 23:23:00

" ledleys going and we all know he,s the only decent player you got" try again mate. he had a rubbish season, any bluebird supporter who watches every game would agree. we wont miss him. im well happy to cash in. we missed the playoffs because of the players not dave. bring on 09/10
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07/06/2009 23:37:00

hughes has done a good job at falkirk..................last day relegation battle. you have high hopes
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07/06/2009 23:42:00

swans fans also think that ledley is utter *****, bodde is miles better than that overrated knob, i hope you keep davey jones, he'll screw up another season for you
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08/06/2009 14:58:00


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