Football

FOLLOW BETTINGPRO

Next Crystal Palace FC manager latest - Eagles confirm Steve Coppell approach

Steve Coppell, then manager of Bristol City, during a pre-season friendly match against Blackpool at Ashton Gate on July 31, 2010 (credit: Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Crystal Palace FC are to discuss their managerial vacancy with their four-time former boss Steve Coppell.

But the club’s co-chairman Steve Parish has stressed the talks will not necessarily lead to Coppell taking the job, although they are keen to pick his brains on the matter.

Coppell is currently working as director of football at Crawley Town but has not been employed as a manager since leaving Bristol City in August 2010, when he claimed at the time that he was going to retire.

Lennie Lawrence will be in charge of the team for the game against Leicester at the weekend but the club are keen to appoint a successor to Dougie Freedman, who has departed for Bolton, sooner rather than later.

"We've got to be respectful because Steve works for Crawley," said Parish.

"I value his advice greatly. He's a very wise guy and has achieved everything in the game.

"He's got Palace at heart so I know he’ll give us good advice based on the right things.

"I'll definitely be speaking to him but whether it's as manager, I don't know."

Parish also revealed the club have been contacted by a number of potential candidates and they will decide on a short-list in the next few days.

Next permanent Crystal Palace manager betting:

  7/4 Steve Coppell (Coral)
10/3 Mick McCarthy (Stan James)
  8/1 Lennie Lawrence (Sky Bet)
  8/1 Andy Thorn (Stan James)
12/1 Steve Lomas (Sky Bet)
12/1 Gareth Southgate (Coral)
14/1 Paul Tisdale (Stan James)
16/1 bar

comments powered by Disqus

All Football News

Recent Manager Moves Articles

  • Next Hibs Manager Betting - Ian Murray Favourite For Easter Road

    Dumbarton Player/Manager Ian Murray is the early front-runner to replace Terry Butcher after the Hibs manager was fired following a dismal seven months at Easter Road....

  • Next Southampton Manager Betting - Murat Yakin front-runner

    Latest Southampton Manager Betting update ...

  • Next West Bromwich Manager Betting - Malky Mackay likely to replace Pepe Mel

    Former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay is the 9/4 favourite to replace Pepe Mel as manager of West Brom following the Spaniard’s exit from the club....

  • Ryan Giggs cut to be next Manchester United Manager after winning start

    Interim boss cut from 10/1 to 4/1 for permanent post after winning start ...

  • Next West Brom Manager Betting

    Roberto Di Matteo is 3/1 favourite for a Hawthorns return after Steve Clarke was sacked by West Brom following their defeat to Cardiff on Saturday....

  • Next Manager to go - Sam Allardyce cut to 6/1 in the Premier League race

    West Ham defeat results in market move on Allardyce ...

  • Next Fulham Manager Betting - Martin Jol odds-on for exit

    Cottagers 6/5 for relegation following Hammers loss 30th November 2013 ...

  • Next Crystal Palace Manager Market Betting - Major moves in Tony Pulis betting

    There has been a major move for Tony Pulis in the 'next Crystal Palace manager' market and he is now odds-on across the board. ...

  • Bookies slash odds on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being next Middlesbrough manager

    The ‘Next Middlesbrough Manager betting’ has taken another twist this weekend, with former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a big mover in the market....

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • 49s results - teatime & lunch time draws

    A new service has launched to give you instant access to 49s Lotto results ...

  • Belgium v Canada live stream - Belgians out to impress at home

    Belgium hosts the Pool L matches in the FIVB World Grand Prix Division II this week. ...

  • Netherlands v Argentina live stream - Unbeaten Dutch target Argentina anew

    The Netherlands won their first three matches in the FIVB World Grand Prix Division II last week to share the early lead with Poland with nine points each. ...

  • Ayr United launch new kit in spectacular fashion

    Ayr United launched their new black shirt with a series of press release photos of a model with the kit painted on and none of the actual strip itself. See all the pictures here....

  • Italy v Dominican Republic live stream - Italians defend home turf

    Italy opens its campaign in the FIVB World Grand Prix Intercontinental Round Division I on Friday. ...

  • Brazil v China live stream - Brazil begins title defense versus China

    Defending champion Brazil and China open hostilities in Pool C of the FIVB World Grand Prix Intercontinental Round Division I in Sassari, Italy, on Friday. ...

  • Jose Mourinho says Chelsea FC will sell one more player - but not Fernando Torres

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has hinted there will be one more departure from his first-team squad this summer – but that it won’t be Fernando Torres. ...

  • Edinson Cavani 7/4 for Manchester United FC switch after declaring happiness at PSG

    Edinson Cavani is now 7/4 to join Manchester United this summer after insisting he wants to remain with Paris St Germain....

  • Arturo Vidal has Manchester United FC medical

    Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is reported to have undergone medical tests ordered by Manchester United that would lead to a club-record transfer to the former Premier League champions. ...

More Stories

Tags

Breaking News


Streams About To Start!

Full Calendar

Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

Next Crystal Palace FC manager latest - Eagles confirm Steve Coppell approach

Crystal Palace FC are to discuss their managerial vacancy with their four-time former boss Steve Coppell.

Read more »