1-5 Saunders all the rage to take over at Wolves

DONCASTER manager Dean Saunders is 1-5 with BetVictor to become the next Wolves manager following Stale Solbakken's sacking on Saturday night in the aftermath of the Molineux men's shock FA Cup third-round defeat at Luton.

Sean O'Driscoll, recently sacked by Nottingham Forest despite a decent run of form, and Owen Coyle are the only other men quoted at single-figure odds in the betting behind Saunders, who had originally been chalked up at 1-3 by the firm.

But Coyle, 6-1 with Ladbrokes, is 12-1 with BetVictor and Doncaster have confirmed that Wolves have made an official approach to speak to Saunders.

Doncaster, currenly level on points with Tranmere at the top of League One and 10-1 to win the title and 11-4 for promotion, also say they will not stand in Saunders' way if he decides to go and have a Plan B in place.

Wolves are 6-4 to beat Blackburn in their live Championship clash on Wednesday night. Rovers are 15-8 to triumph and the draw is available at 12-5.


Match in Focus

19:30 Fr 16Oct BTEU

Mainz v B Dortmund

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Mainz have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight matches
Expert verdict
Borussia Dortmund's title hopes took a massive hit when they lost 5-1 at Bayern Munich before the international break but they can respond by beating mid-table Mainz at Stadion am Bruchweg. A fortnight off has given Dortmund time to clear their heads and should improve their chances against Mainz, who have lost three of their last five matches.


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