Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

It's A No From Redknapp - Hoddle Now Hot Favourite

It's A No From Redknapp - Hoddle Now Hot Favourite

At lunchtime today, former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp was hotly tipped by the bookies, to be the next manager in charge of Forest. Since then, 'Arry has ruled himself out, by saying something along the lines of thanks, but no thanks.



Matt Denney is the Account Executive at Performance PR Ltd and he's given us the low down on the way the betting markets have fluctuated throughout the day. He said. 'Darren Ferguson was the bookmakers firm favourite to take over from the departing Steve Cotterill as manager of Nottingham Forest and leading odds comparison site Oddschecker.com can reveal, that odds on Sir Alex`s son had plummeted dramatically since the post became vacant this morning.



Ferguson was priced up at 6/1 by Sky Bet and Ladbrokes as soon as the news broke, but is now a best priced evens after a surge of backing from the punters.



The former Peterborough and Preston North End boss was linked with the job last October before Cotterill took charge and was as long as 40/1 with Bet365 in November to be Forest`s next permanent manager after Cotterill.



Ex-Spurs manager Harry Redknapp was as short as 5/2 earlier in the day but has now gone out to 18/1 after announcing he`s not interested in the role. Mick McCarthy and Roy Keane are other names in the frame as well as Nigel Clough who is a best priced 25/1 to follow in his fathers footsteps and take the reigns at the City Ground.'



In the past few hours, the odds on former England manager Glenn Hoddle have shortened dramatically and at the time of writing he is Evens favourite to take the job. Former Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is also in the running and has for a long time been rumoured to be the man the new owners want.



Special thanks to Matt Denney, for sumarising the days events from the bookies perspective. You can follow Matt on twitter.



Join The Vital Debate











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

Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday July 12 2012
Time: 10:21PM

Comments

0
Hoddle would be a great appointment. His cultured passing style, and his extensive experience spotting and developing young talent from his academy. Got stitched up by the tabloids, but now older and wiser. Just what we need.
Husky Red
13/07/2012 00:02:00
0
Would be thrilled if it was Hoddle. A long term deal to build some "DNA" back into the club. Agree with Husky he's had a bad press but even his England team managed to play good football.
nvl
13/07/2012 10:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Officials - Nott'm Forest v Fulham (26/9/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Nottingham Forest and Fulham this Tuesday.

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

Dowell - We Have To Be Better

Kieran Dowell has called on Nottingham Forest to be better when it comes to finding a way to break teams down following the defeat to Aston Villa at the weekend.

Villa Frustration For Warburton

Manager Mark Warburton has admitted a growing sense of frustration following Nottingham Forest's defeat to Aston Villa at the weekend.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Villa MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith7%
Darikwa4%
Worrall0%
Mills4%
Traore4%
Bouchalakis0%
Bridcutt4%
Brereton4%
Dowell16%
McKay12%
Murphy29%
Sub - Carayol0%
Sub - Osborn16%
Sub - Clough0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart260
2.LyttleByLyttle220
3.Apollyon200
4.Ingy200
5.Jimmy Gordon111
6.Calvin Plummer107
7.Pope John XXIII107
8.mao tse tung93
9.paz196784
10.Joe Baker Legend77
Write for Vital Football