Following the departure of Giovanni Trapattoni, we look at some of the favourites for the vacant Republic of Ireland manager’s job.
Legendary Italian coach Trapattoni was sacked following a 1-0 defeat in Austria which, given the Irish also lost to Sweden this international break, left them all-but out of the reckoning to qualify for the World Cup finals in Brazil.
‘Trap’s’ record was good enough given limited resources, but the Irish have decided to go for new blood, with a homegrown coach widely expected to be the solution.
So who are the bookmakers tipping to be the next Ireland coach? (allRead More »from Republic of Ireland runners and riders: Martin O’Neill favourite