The 57-year-old stepped in as caretaker boss following Tony Pulis’ sacking late-December and has performed a brilliant job since.
In seven league games, Thompson has recorded five victories and two defeats as the Owls fight to retain their second-tier status.
That begs the question, where would the Owls lie in the Championship table based ONLY on Thompson’s games in charge?
1. 24th - Wycombe Wanderers - 4 points
Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe are bottom of the Championship and have been the league’s worst side since Thompson took temporary at Hillsborough. Record: P6 W1 D1 L4 GD-11.
Photo: Alex Burstow
2. 23rd - Birmingham City - 5 points
Birmingham have slumped into relegation trouble with just one win in their previous 11 matches. Record: P7 W1 D2 L4 GD-11.
Photo: Tony Marshall
3. 22nd - Huddersfield Town - 5 points
The Terriers are five points above Wednesday in the Championship table but recent form will be a concern for Carlos Corberan. Record: P7 W1 D2 L4 GD-4.
Photo: Alex Livesey
4. 21st - Barnsley - 5 points
Barnsley have performed above expectations this season and will be hoping to maintain their eight-point advantage over the bottom three. Record: P6 W1 D2 L4 GD-3.
Photo: George Wood