[5] Dowie then moved across London to Queens Park Rangers (QPR), where he ended his days playing in defence, and being player-manager of QPR's reserve team. IAIN Dowie has been confirmed as Charlton's new manager, just over a week after leaving Crystal Palace. Saying she had "felt very protective" of her bump, Laura Whitmore shared an image showing her changing figure with Hunger Magazine. And while I learned my management skills in the football world, everything is transferable – but with less swearing! However, under his leadership, the club went on an impressive run that included 17 wins from 23 games after he took over, until the end of the season, enabling the club to finish in sixth place in the First Division, just scraping into the play-off places. He also played in the Football League for Luton Town, Fulham and Queens Park Rangers, and in Non-league for Cheshunt, St Albans City and Hendon. Dowie tried t… [citation needed] The only actual report of a club approaching Palace to speak to Dowie was when Portsmouth chairman Milan Mandarić approached Palace chairman Simon Jordan to speak to Dowie, in November 2005. Nurturing players is a Dowie trademark and he finds time for one-to-one sessions with each of his players every week - and that involves discussing life as well as football. However, following the dismissal of manager Mick Wadsworth, Dowie became manager and led the club into the Second Division play-offs in the 2002–03 season after spending heavily. [8] He had been allowed to leave without compensation being paid to Crystal Palace as he had wanted to be nearer to his family in Bolton. So if you can hope for it and imagine it, and keep imagining and hoping and seeing yourself driving a new car, or seeing yourself getting that job, or seeing yourself excel, seeing yourself help that person - that is faith. Former Premier League player and manager Iain Dowie has found an unlikely job outside of football. A wonder goal, a punch-up and a plea from Sir Alex Ferguson are Keith Gillespie's memories of a famous Northern Ireland game against Austria from years gone by. Dowie also had a brief spell as caretaker manager of QPR in the autumn of 1998, between the dismissal of Ray Harford and appointment of Gerry Francis. Iain Dowie is the ONLY candidate for the Oldham job chairman Simon Corney has spoken to, M.E.N. As we’ve mentioned before it’s always good to have people working at Newcastle United who just love it at the club, and it seems that Iain Dowie has very quickly become one of those people. Iain Dowie was born on January 9, 1965 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. Passion: To some people, personal training is a job. [4], He then spent nearly three years back at West Ham. [26] He was faced with the challenge of guiding the Yorkshire club to Premier League safety in order to secure them a third season in the top flight; however, the challenge was effectively ended on 24 April 2010 when Hull were beaten 1–0 at home by Sunderland[27] and fellow relegation battlers West Ham United (a club that Dowie served twice as a player) won their game 3–2 against a Wigan Athletic side still faced with an outside chance of relegation. Iain Dowie has gone full David Brent with his latest job. Former Crystal Palace and Coventry City manager Iain Dowie has landed a new job outside the world of football.. [14] Despite this, the team reached the quarter-final of the League Cup for the first time in their history. Our. Dowie refused to comment on the speculation. [23], On 1 April 2009, Newcastle United appointed Alan Shearer as manager until the end of the season, with Dowie being appointed to his coaching staff. 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