Peterborough United looking for a new manager after axing Grant McCann
Steve Evans is the 2/1 favourite with BetVictor to become the next manager of Peterborough United, with Grant McCann having been fired from his post as manager recently.
Posh are keen to get among the League One play-off places and Evans could be the sort of manager that can help them achieve their top six aims, with the feisty ex-Rotherham and Leeds boss currently in charge at Mansfield Town, a club who are in the promotion mix to get out of League Two.
If Evans decides the role isn’t for him, then David Oldfield could be the man to take charge, with the current caretaker boss a 6/1 poke to replace McCann, although owner Darragh MacAntony might choose someone with more experience and Michael Appleton is a 14/1 poke, while you can get the same odds about Danny Cowley and Uwe Rosler.
The first managerial casualties of the season have taken place this week, with League One clubs Peterborough and Doncaster dispensing with the services of Dave Robertson and Paul Dickov.
Posh have endured a woeful start to the season and chairman Darragh MacAnthony wasted little time in dispensing with Robertson’s services, with the outspoken owner of the club in no mood for poor results it seems.
Steve Evans, currently manager of Rotherham United, is the 2/1 joint-favourite to become the new gaffer at London Road, although whether he would leave the New York Stadium right now remains to be seen.
Rotherham have big plans to remain in the Championship and Evans enjoys a harmonious relationship with the Millers chairman, while Graham Westley is also a 2/1 poke and was in the crowd watching Peterborough’s most recent defeat at Southend.
Nigel Clough is perhaps a more interesting candidate at odds of 14/1. The former Derby and Sheffield United manager has also been in charge at Burton Albion and would certainly be open to an interview.
Steven Pressley and Brian McDermott are others at 14/1, with the latter having achieved great things with Reading including steering them to promotion from the Championship to Premier League.
However, it is Westley and Evans who are 2/1 joint-favourites at the moment, with both men spiky individuals who could spark some fireworks with the outspoken MacAnthony.
All odds were correct at time of posting.