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Last Updated: Monday, 14 May 2007, 16:32 GMT 17:32 UK
Jewell's career in photos

Paul Jewell

Paul Jewell, a former Bradford City player, takes over from Chris Kamara to become the club's manager in January 1998

Jewell makes a good start at Bradford

Jewell, then only 33, makes a good start to his managerial career by guiding City to mid-table in the old First Division

Jewell celebrates promotion to the Premiership

In Jewell's first full season in charge, Bradford defy the odds to finish second and win promotion to the Premiership

Jewell at Leicester with assistant Terry Yorath

City struggle and a 3-0 defeat at Leicester in the penultimate game of their campaign leaves them facing relegation

Bradford fans celebrate

But the Bantams pull off an amazing escape as a final-day victory over Liverpool keeps them in the top flight

Paul Jewell celebrates after the win over Liverpool

Beating the drop is a monumental achievement by Jewell - but he then stuns the Yorkshire club by resigning

Jewell takes over at Sheffield Wednesday

Troubled Sheffield Wednesday - who went down as Bradford survived - appoint Jewell in an attempt to bounce back

Paul Jewell in trouble

In December 2000, Jewell is fined and given a touchline ban after confronting the referee during a cup tie at Birmingham

Jewell struggles at Sheffield Wednesday

Jewell is unable to turn Wednesday's fortunes around and is sacked after just eight months in the job

Paul Jewell at Wigan

He returns to football in June 2001 when he lands the manager's job at ambitious Second Division club Wigan

Nathan Ellington

Jewell buys Nathan Ellington from Bristol Rovers for 1.3m and the striker's goals help Wigan to the Division Two title in 2003

Brian Deane

A late Brian Deane goal for West Ham on the final day of the campaign denies Wigan a play-off spot in their first season

Jason Roberts and Nathan Ellington

But the following year, Ellington's lethal partnership with Jason Roberts helps lift the Latics into the top flight

Jewell with Dave Whelan

Promotion is sealed against Reading at the JJB Stadium and marks the realisation of a dream for club owner Dave Whelan

Jewell embraces Jason Roberts after the semi-final at Arsenal

A new high is reached in 2006 as a League Cup semi-final triumph over Arsenal takes Wigan to their first major final

Wigan's players at the Millennium Stadium

The final ends in disappointment as Wigan are beaten 4-0 by Manchester United at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium

Paul Jewell

Wigan finish 10th in the Premiership and Jewell is even touted as a possible candidate for the England manager's job

Paul Jewell

The next season is tougher and a loss against Middlesbrough means Wigan go into the final game in the bottom three

Jewell celebrates as Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock looks on

They save themselves with a 2-1 victory at Sheffield United, who are relegated after a dramatic encounter

Jewell and Dave Whelan after the win over Sheffield United

But history repeats itself as Jewell again causes a major shock by resigning after guiding his team to safety

Jewell resigns as Wigan manager
14 May 07 |  Wigan Athletic


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