Jewell walks out after keeping Wigan up

PAUL Jewell is understood to have resigned as manager of Wigan - less than 24 hours after keeping them in the Premiership.Jewell's side avoided relegation thanks to a 2-1 win over Sheffield United, who went down instead.

PAUL Jewell is understood to have resigned as manager of Wigan - less than 24 hours after keeping them in the Premiership.

Jewell's side avoided relegation thanks to a 2-1 win over Sheffield United, who went down instead.

He is now certain to be linked with a move to Manchester City, where the position of manager Stuart Pearce is under pressure.