The current and former Hartlepool United, Sunderland and Newcastle United names in frame for Morecambe job

There is Hartlepool United, Sunderland and Newcastle United interest surrounding the vacant Morecambe manager job.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 5:00 pm

It has been announced that Derek Adams – who on Monday achieved promotion to League One with the Shrimps – has left the club in a surpriss move.

Former Bolton and Tranmere manager Keith Hill is favourite to replace Adams with the bookies

Hill – who was sacked by the Rovers just one week before their play-off game against Morecambe – is the current odds-on favourite to take over at the Mazuma Stadium at 4/6.

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Hartlepool United boss Dave Challinor.

Former Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson is not too far behind at 6/1, making him the second most likely candidate at this time. Parkinson was sacked by the League One club last November.

Recent Notts County manager Neal Ardley is another man in the running as he's the third favourite at 12/1.

Outside of Hill, Parkinson and Ardley; there are no clear contenders for the job.

There's a whole host of possible outsiders priced at 16/1 including ex-Liverpool stars Harry Kewell and Robbie Fowler and former Newcastle United defender Sol Campbell.

Having been linked with the Tranmere job before the appointment of Micky Mellon, current Hartlepool manager Dave Challinor’s name has also been mentioned ahead of Pools’ play-off clash against Bromley.

Keith Hill: 4/6

Phil Parkinson: 6/1

Neal Ardley: 12/1

Harry Kewell: 16/1

Robbie Fowler: 16/1

Dave Challinor: 16/1

Sol Campbell: 16/1

Graham Coughlan: 16/1

Sam Ricketts: 16/1

Jim Gannon: 16/1

John Askey: 16/1

Derek McInnes: 16/1

Alex Neil: 16/1

Shaun Derry: 16/1

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