Sheffield Wednesday fans react after ex-Sunderland man backs Roy Keane for Jos Luhukay's job

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday look on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City at Hillsborough Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Stephen Elliott, who was managed by Keane at Sunderland, believes he could be a good short-term option for Sheffield Wednesday.

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane reacts during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland at Aviva Stadium on November 15, 2018 in...

Stephen Elliott's suggestion of Roy Keane for Sheffield Wednesday manager has sparked a discussion among some Owls fans on Twitter.

Elliott, who was managed by Keane at Sunderland, claimed on the social media site that his fellow Irishman could be a good short-term option for Wednesday.

The Owls have lost six of their last eight league fixtures under Jos Luhukay, a run that has amplified calls for the Dutchman's head.

Mick McCarthy (another of Elliott's old bosses), Slavisa Jokanovic and even Mark Hughes have been mooted as potential replacements by some Sheffield Wednesday supporters, but what would those of an Owls persuasion make of Keane's appointment?


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And after one Wednesdayite championed Ross Wallace as Keane's assistant, another replied:

Keane recently left his position as Republic of Ireland assistant manager, having previously had spells as a number two at Aston Villa, and boss of both Ipswich Town and Sunderland.

The 47-year-old, who led the Mackems to promotion during Elliott's time there, has extended into coaching the fearsome reputation he gained as a player.

Stephen Elliott of Sunderland celebrates scoring his teams first goal during the Coca-Cola Championship Match between Sunderland and Ipswich at The Stadium of Light on November 21, 2004 in...

Would Keane be a good fit for Sheffield Wednesday?

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