Former Aston Villa manager is not a popular choice among fans
A look ahead to Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge
Villa manager back at Carrow Road in Capital One Cup tie after his controversial departure
The former Scotland manager Alex McLeish believes there are numerous strong candidates to succeed Craig Levein, including caretaker Billy Stark. But Berti Vogts, who was in charge of the Scotland team for two years ending in 2004, believes whoever gets the job will be stymied by "poor players".
Rather a lot has happened in the life of Paul Lambert since 13 May. That was the day of last season's Premier League finale, when the disgruntled Aston Villa supporters in the away end at Carrow Road began singing the Scot's name as they saw their team go down 2-0 to his Norwich City side.
Bolton chairman Phil Gartside will today start his search for Owen Coyle's successor after he paid the price for the club's poor start to the npower Championship season.
Peter Lovenkrands has become Lee Clark's first signing as Birmingham boss, subject to a medical.
Stiliyan Petrov will remain as Aston Villa captain as he continues his battle with acute leukaemia, the club have confirmed.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is hopeful of reaching a "positive conclusion" to his bid to sign Feyenoord midfielder Karim El Ahmadi.
Norwich accept defeat in battle to keep manager but face fight to stop Holt taking same route out
Paul Lambert has offered his resignation as Norwich manager but the club this afternoon revealed in a statement that they have not accepted it.
Paul Lambert has again stressed he is happy at Norwich, but accepts his "great rapport" with the Canaries fans could be tested if his side do not remain competitive next season.
West Brom have been warned to expect a tough stance from Birmingham should they press ahead with plans to make Chris Hughton their new manager, Press Association Sport understands.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has pulled out of the running to become the new Aston Villa manager last night.
Bent : We need a hungry manager
Molde manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is flattered to be considered the front-runner for the vacant Aston Villa job but expects other candidates to challenge him.