Ex-Burnley boss quits last job amid shocking Queen’s Park rumors

Former Airdrie and Burnley man Owen Coyle has left Indian Super League side Jamshedpur.

The former Diamonds striker has been heavily linked with Queen’s Park joining Ligue 1 as their new boss, following the departure of Laurie Ellis.

Coyle won the Indian Super League with the Red Miners this year and previously guided Burnley to the English Premier League.

Aged 56 in July, the former striker has made over 100 appearances for Airdrie across multiple spells. He was last in Scottish football with Ross County in 2018.

A comeback could be on the cards but for now he has thanked Jamshedpur for his two years in charge there.

Coyle said: “I’ve had two absolutely wonderful years with Jamshedpur. The people I’ve met, the relationship we’ve forged at the club is one of the best I’ve had in football.

“We did our best to give them a team to be proud of, a team that became ISL champions and the best team in the country.

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“With a heavy heart, I am obviously very sad to tell you that I will not be continuing this journey together as I had to return home for family reasons.

“However, if I have to return to India in the future, we have agreed that Jamshedpur will be my first choice to work for should my services be required at that time. I have a massive attachment to the club and consider it my home. .

“I am quite sad that I was unable to meet the fans in person during my quick visit to Jamshedpur due to tight travel schedule and my requirement to return home at the earliest.”

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