UK time is: 14:29:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jackett Is New Millwall Manager!

Former Swansea City boss Kenny Jackett has taken over as manager of tonight's opponents Millwall.

The 45 year-old was given permission by Man City for the Lions to talk to Jackett, and he will take charge of first team affairs following tonight's game at the New Den.

by kinelloz
"Quality. good luck Kenny - you're gonna need it fella."


Millwall had previously failed in their attempts to bring Yeovil manager Russell Slade in to fill in the vacant roll.

There are mixed views amongst Swansea City fans on our previous boss, who brought us League Two promotion, a League One play-off final, 2 FAW Premier Cups and a Football League Trophy.

He was sacked in February this year after a long run of poor results, where we slumped to being out of the running for a second successive play-off place.

He angered many fans because of his over expenditure of players, paying ridiculous tranfer fees for players who failed to make an impact here.

I think he's a decent short term answer to their current problems at the bottom of League One, but I doubt he'll bring long-term success at the New Den. He couldn't keep the momentum going here and resorted to taking desperate measures to gain success.

Jackett will return to the Liberty Stadium as opposition boss on Saturday March 8th.

Vital Swansea would like to hear your views on Millwall's appointment. Have they made the right decision and will he bring success to the Lions?

Have your say on our Forum here




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: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 6 2007

Time: 5:13PM

Your Comments

The Swans fans will give Kenny Jackett a warm welcome when he visits us next March. We have always done this with ex-players and managers.
willow
interesting why do you think he changed his mind.yes will get a warm reception or certainly should get 1
swans11
kenny jackets barmy army!!!i was a big fan of jacket, but i am glad he went. even though he is a great talent. he wouldnt have done half of what martinez has done for us.
rhysjones1
How ironic that Jacketts first game in charge was against his former club!
dazza71
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Report - Liverpool 2-1 Swansea City (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Stats: Swansea City v Leicester City (Saturday October 25 2014)

Monk: We'll Work On Our Decision Making (Saturday October 25 2014)

Report - Swansea City 2-0 Leicester City (Saturday October 25 2014)

Ki Wins Man of the Match Poll vs Stoke (Thursday October 23 2014)

Archived Swansea City Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
8. Man Utd 9 3 4 2 3 13
9. Everton 9 3 3 3 2 12

Breaking League News

Sakho Touch And Go For Stoke
West Ham : 30/10/2014 13:01:00
Blind amp; Di Maria Loving It!
Man Utd : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Oviedo keen to return
Everton : 30/10/2014 10:00:00
The Ped Report..City 0-2 Newcastle United
Man City : 30/10/2014 09:54:00
Jagielka a proper leader and a proper captain
Everton : 30/10/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Everton?
Suggested By:  
Everton win 67%
Draw 33%
Swansea City win 0%