Milan Mandaric is refusing to bow to calls for Alan Irvine to be sacked and today renews a plea for patience in Sheffield Wednesday’s under-fire boss.
“Alan is our manager - we are not talking about any other manager at this time,” Mandaric told the Telegraph. “I believe in Alan and we should all believe in him and give him a chance. Booing won’t help anyone.”
And the Owls’ owner again pledged to provide Irvine with more new players to plug a “shortage of quality and leadership” in a side that has failed to win in five matches.
The pressure mounted in midweek after what Mandaric called a “crazy” 2-2 Hillsborough draw with a lowly Yeovil team who finished with just nine men.
But whereas so many chairmen would be running for cover, Mandaric came out fighting for Irvine yesterday.
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