After John Sheridan left Carlisle United for National League strugglers Chesterfield, we’ve taken a look at who are favourites for the job at Brunton Park.
The Cumbrians currently sit 5th in League Two after current caretaker Tommy Wright and Paul Murray’s side beat Mansfield Town 3-2, prior to Sheridan’s departure, they won their last three games including a 6-0 win over Oldham.
Take a look at who are the top six favourites for the Carlisle United manager’s job below and on the next page.
6th) NEIL MCCANN
Neil McCann is currently without a club after he was sacked by Dundee, with the club bottom of the 2018–19 Scottish Premiership after collecting just three points from eight games.
He is a former footballer of The Dee as well as Hearts, Rangers, Southampton and Falkirk.
McCann also was a pundit on Sky Sports before getting his first job as manager.
Current odds on Sky Bet: 25/1
5th) GAVIN SKELTON
🔵 We can confirm that Gavin Skelton has returned to take up his former role with the club as Professional Development Phase Coach 👇 https://t.co/CkIFUtVMsB
— Carlisle United FC (@officialcufc) January 8, 2019
Coach Gavin Skelton rejoined Carlisle United on after he resigned from Workington in January 2019 after just six days and two games in charge of the club.
He was also a player-manager for Queen of the South.
Current odds on Sky Bet: 20/1
4th) PAUL HURST
Hurst guided Shrewsbury Town to the Playoff Final in May, despite starting the season as favourites for relegation, alongside the final of the Checkatrade Trophy.
He left to join Ipswich in the summer but was sacked in October after taking them to the bottom of the Championship table.
Current odds on Sky Bet: 14/1
Take a look at the top three favourites on the next page.
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