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Current bookies favourites to become next Barnsley boss

After Daniel Stendel left Barnsley on Tuesday, we’ve taken a look at who are favourites for the job at Oakwell.

His departure led fans to slam the board, key members of the promotion-winning squad left the club in the summer, including goalkeeper Adam Davies, centre-backs Liam Lindsay and Ethan Pinnock and striker Kieffer Moore.

The were replaced with new signings, majority of them aged 22 and under on four year contracts.

Fans blame the recruitment policy and were angered at the very short but brutal statement on Stendel leaving, no ‘thank you’ was mentioned.

Take a look at who are the top six favourites below and on the next page.

 

6) PHIL PARKINSON

Phil Parkinson is currently unemployed after resigning as manager of Bolton Wanderers with the club in crisis at the time. They were in administration since May, were handed a 12 point deduction for their first season back in League One and were forced to postponed one of their fixtures due to welfare concerns for their young players they had no choice putting out each game.

Parkinson has previously managed Bradford City, Charlton Athletic, Hull City and Colchester United, all between 2003 and 2016.

He’s also played for Southampton, Reading and Bury.

HIS MANAGERIAL HONOURS:


Colchester United
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League One runners up: 2005–06 season

Charlton Athletic
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Reached the League One playoffs: 2009-10 season

Bradford City
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Reached the League Cup final (lost 5-0 to Swansea): 2012-13 season
League Two playoff winners: 2012-13 season
Reached FA Cup quarter finals: 2014-15 season
Reached the League One playoffs: 2015-16 season

Current odds on Sky Bet: 10/1

 

5) HANNES WOLF

Hannes Wolf has managed Borussia Dortmund II, Stuttgart and Hamburg, and across the 94 games he’s been in charge, Wolf has won 43, drew 19 and lost 32, with a 45.74 win %.

His record has been noted with some EFL clubs, with his name appearing on the list of favourites for the Barnsley, Bradford City and Huddersfield Town jobs within the last year.

Current odds on Sky Bet: 8/1

 

4) NEIL REDFEARN

Redfearn is currently the U23 head coach at Newcastle United, but previous to that, had managed Liverpool Women, Doncaster Rovers Belles, Rotherham, Leeds, York (caretaker), Northwich Victoria, Scarborough and Halifax (caretaker) between 2001 and 2018.

He lasted just two games at Liverpool Women and lost both. Redfearn picked up a win percentage of 85.7 at Doncaster Belles (winning 12 out of 14 games). The last club he managed in the EFL was Rotherham, where he lost 14 out of 21 fixtures.

He is a former player of Bolton, Lincoln, Doncaster, Crystal Palace, Watford, Oldham, Barnsley, Charlton Bradford, Wigan, Halifax, Boston, Rochdale, Scarborough, Bradford PA, Stocksbridge, Frickley, Bridlington, Emley and Salford.

Current odds on Sky Bet: 7/1

 

Take a look at the top three favourites on the next page.

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  1. martin slater

    14th October 2019 at 10:09 pm

    I would appreciate someone with championship experience like Gary Rowett or Tony Pullis . . . This club needs to keep its long record in this division and advance forward
    League one is no good for us and being a yo yo club is getting too much

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