UK time is: 16:13:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Former Rovers Star Sutton Named Lincoln Manager

Former Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Sutton has taken up his first managerial role after being named the new manager of Lincoln City.

The League Two side admit that the appointment of the 36-year-old in succession to Peter Jackson is a calculated gamble, however, this is one that the Lincoln board think was worth taking. Sutton will be assisted by his former Rovers team-mate (and fellow Premiership Title winner with Rovers) Ian Pearce.

A club statement on The Official Lincoln City Website said: "We received over 70 applications for the vacant manager's post and although this double appointment could be seen as a calculated gamble, the board have every confidence in Chris and Ian and are looking forward to working with them.

"Both Chris and Ian impressed every member of the board with their enthusiasm, ambition and preparation and the decision to appoint them was a unanimous one.
"

Good luck to Chris and Ian!!


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.

For information on how to join the VBer Fantasy Football Mini League Click Here.




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 28 2009

Time: 6:17PM

Your Comments

Good look to them... possibly a job for them at rovers in 10 years or so if they do okay...
rover23
be interesting to see how he gets on!
merlin
Aye, good luck to them, good to see they are starting at a lower level, hopefully they are not rushed up into the higher levels too soon!
sasman
it is a calculated gamble for sure but I think Sutton carries a certain aura about him to make things work. He is right to sew his seeds in the lower leagues as well IMO.
Mikey Delap
Best of luck to em both and to lincoln City
mutts nutts
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Look At Cuellar And Spence (Wednesday July 30 2014)

The Rovers Number One (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Maybe Rochina Might Stay?? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Rudy Absence In The Balance (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Rovers In Need Of A Right-Back (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Rovers Keane On Michael Again (Saturday July 19 2014)

Strengthen The Defence (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Best If Leon And Rovers Part (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Marrow leaves Rovers (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 66
2. Mikey Delap 47
3. dallydally 45
4. Sasman! 26
5. *Dave* 22
6. Marcus:) 10
7. chris_rovers 9
8. rhodie110961 7
9. fransavarese 7
10. Rye of the Rovers 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Trialists Impress & Veseli Will Leave Permanently
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:30:00
McCarthy Delighted With McGoldrick Return
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:24:00
Southend 1-2 Ipswich
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:20:00
Brighton Arrange Signing Session
Brighton : 30/07/2014 15:05:00
Redknapp Admits Move For Leroy Fer
Norwich : 30/07/2014 14:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Ruben Rochina stay at Ewood Park this season?
Suggested By:  Walker
Yes (and that's a good thing) 68%
Yes (and that's a bad thing) 0%
No (and that's a good thing) 0%
No (and that's a bad thing) 6%
If he does he'll go in January anyway!! 26%