Former Bradford boss Stuart McCall in the running for Doncaster Rovers vacancyby Jack Kitson / 05 June 2018, 13:19Tweet
Doncaster Rovers have reportedly received in excess of 50 applications for the managerial vacancy following Darren Ferguson’s shock exit on Monday night.
Ferguson decided to leave the South Yorkshire club after two-and-a-half-years following talks with the board.
The news came as quite the surprise, but the football world moves on at a rapid rate, with the focus now zooming in on the Next Doncaster Rovers Manager Market.
It’s Stuart McCall who has since emerged as the 2/1 frontrunner with Bet Victor, ahead of the likes of Doncaster Belles boss Neil Redfearn, former Leeds and Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom, and ex Peterborough manager Grant McCann.
Other names in the mix include Mark Warburton, Uwe Rosler and Keith Curle who are all looking for a route back into management this summer.
But, it’s McCall who has grabbed the early headlines in the market as he looks to bag his fifth job in the dugout.
The Scot was most recently enjoying a second spell with Bradford, but lost his job back in February following a blip in form, a decision which was viewed as harsh by some quarters considering that the Bantams were 6th in League One.
Under McCall’s replacement, Simon Grayson, Bradford dropped down to 11th, finishing eight points outside of the play-offs. Grayson then left his position, with Heckingbottom currently the favourite to replace him in the Next Bradford Manager Market.
Meanwhile, if you’ve got £1 million handy then you could get your hands on McCall’s luxury country estate in Lanarkshire which has recently been put on the housing market...