UK time is: 01:56:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Next City Manager?

Selected odds on the next Manchester City manager from a number of bookmakers.

Claudio Ranieri evens

Guus Hiddink 6/1

Paul Jewell 6/1

Billy Davies 8/1

Sven Goran Eriksson 12/1

Gerard Houllier 12/1

David O Leary 14/1

Chris Coleman 16/1

Graeme Souness 16/1

Paul Simpson 16/1

Sam Allardyce 16/1

Bryan Robson 20/1

Adrian Boothroyd 25/1

Glenn Hoddle 25/1

Iain Dowie 25/1

Mark Hughes 25/1

Peter Reid 25/1

Paul Ince 33/1

Strangely enough the BBC are reporting that it is a straight fight between Ronald Koemann and Louis Van Gaal, neither of which I can find odds for tonight.

My personal opinion, which stems from a number of rumours and people who know people, is that Ranieri is rightfully hot favourite.

The new owners to be want a name and Ranieri is the biggest of those available.

Is he the right man? Well he was the one who got the Chelsea bandwagon on the roll and he also worked wonders with Corradi.

Time will tell I suppose, but I do believe the next gaffer will be a foreigner.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 15 2007

Time: 12:30AM

Your Comments

The next man must MUST be a foreigner there is no one in this country available who has a high enough profile to take the Club to the next level.
alphieblues
Koemann and van Gaal are first class.
Craig Cain
Yous do not want O Leary,believe me.
Pking
we certainly don't want O'Leary ...... it's about time we tried a foreign coach, it's about the only thing we haven't tried in the last 30 years.
31 years
Raneiri ,,,, wold love to have him back in england .. what a manager he is !!!!
dazednconfuzed
Raneiri...couldn't hold a light to van Gaal, it's time to be ambitious.
Craig Cain
How about Colin Calderwood? Oh go on, please
Johnny Kipper
PAUL INCE AND BRYAN ROBSON??? Is someone just making up names!!!
Mad_Mike
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Proving Your Point (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jovetic Takes Chance To Impress (Monday July 28 2014)

City Not Feeling Charitable (Sunday July 27 2014)

City Win Meeting Of Champions (Thursday July 24 2014)

Negredo Undergoes Surgery (Wednesday July 23 2014)

U21 Game Cancelled - Club Statement (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Negredo Replacement Targeted (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Youngster Exits And Youngsters Exit! (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Negredo Busts His Metatarsal (Monday July 21 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Buzz Lightyear 230
2. Bluedub 144
3. fifthcolumnblue 99
4. Skoorb 85
5. kennyclementstache 85
6. citizhun 82
7. rojo2010 71
8. Spooks 58
9. BamaEngineer 52
10. PhillyBlueMoon 47

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Luke, A Shaw Bullet Dodged? ‏
Chelsea : 29/07/2014 19:54:00
Liverpool: LFC Conclude 10m Origi Transfer
Liverpool : 29/07/2014 19:34:00
Eighteen instead of Seventeen!
Chelsea : 29/07/2014 19:18:00
Sunderland In Chase To Land Promising Youngster.
Sunderland : 29/07/2014 19:17:00
Jenkins Update On Bony Situation
Swansea : 29/07/2014 19:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  Site Staff
David Silva 8%
Pablo Zabaleta 42%
Edin Dzeko 5%
Yaya Toure 45%