This Day in History: 2009-02-16

Steve O’Connor acted decisively to relieve Steve McCormack of his duties following the defeat against Oldham.

McCormack commented: “It was a disappointing day when Steve and I came to the decision about me leaving Widnes Vikings, but it was one which was made amicably.”

In nearly four years at Widnes the popular Head Coach had taken the club to two Grand Finals and won the Northern Rail Cup, whilst working for four chairmen, as the club lurched towards Administration.

Widnes Vikings – On This Day (Mike Healing).