UK time is: 03:37:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Whitney returns to physio post

Jon Whitney has stepped down from being assistant to Dean Smith and has gone back to his day job as physiotherapist.

He was made assistant manager in January when Chris Hutchings left the club, but will now do what he knows best at the treatment table.

"I`m not recognised as an assistant manager, I`m recognised more as a physio and that`s where I see myself.' He told the Express and Star.

The management set up is far from complete yet, as there is now both head of youth (Smith's old job) and assistant manager positions to fill.

It is also unclear what role Chris Nicholl will play in the season ahead, as he advised Dean Smith greatly in The Great Escape last season.

Good luck to Whitney, we will enjoy seeing him in his original role!






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.

The Journalist

Writer: Robyn Richards  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 7 2011

Time: 3:21PM

Your Comments

leaves room for an experienced number two, or perhaps player coach such as local man kevin philips
Big No 9
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Walsall Rise In Social Media Index (Monday December 22 2014)

Preston Tickets On Sale Tomorrow (Monday December 22 2014)

Bradshaw Beaming (Monday December 22 2014)

Smith Reflects On Blades Point (Monday December 22 2014)

Stats: Sheff Utd v Walsall (Monday December 22 2014)

Handy Cain Sticks For Christmas (Monday December 22 2014)

Walsall Team News In (v Sheff Utd) (Saturday December 20 2014)

Cain Deal Set To Be Extended (Friday December 19 2014)

Sheff Utd v Walsall - Preview (Friday December 19 2014)

Archived Walsall Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Oldham 21 7 9 5 -3 30
11. Chesterfield 21 7 7 7 0 28
12. Fleetwood 21 7 6 8 1 27
13. Walsall 21 6 9 6 1 27
14. Barnsley 21 7 5 9 -2 26
15. Port Vale 21 7 5 9 -3 26
16. Doncaster 20 7 5 8 -6 26

Breaking League News

Away The Sky Blues?
Coventry : 22/12/2014 21:22:00
Dickov in talks with Aston Villa and Man United
Doncaster : 22/12/2014 20:00:00
DRFC Dickov hopeful on new deals for trio
Doncaster : 22/12/2014 19:47:00
Chesterfield v Posh - League One Predictions
Peterborough : 22/12/2014 17:00:00
Johnson - We Didn't Look Clinical All Day
Yeovil : 22/12/2014 16:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is the best keeper we have had since Jimmy Walker?
Suggested By:  
Clayton Ince 16%
Richard O'Donnell 65%
Other 19%