Moyes early favourite to be next Stoke manager

David Moyes could be set for a return to the dugout after being installed as the favourite to replace Gary Rowett at Stoke.

Rowett arrived at Stoke in May last year with the aim of leading the club back to the Premier League but was dismissed with the club languishing 14th in the Sky Bet Championship.

Paddy Power initially priced up Moyes as the 10-11 favourite and offered 5-1 Slavisa Jokanovic and 7-1 Sam Allardyce and Derek McInnes.

Stoke have 20 league games left to rescue their season but are eight points adrift of the playoffs.

They are 6-1 for a top six finish and 20-1 to win promotion.



Match in Focus

15:00 Sa 25May SKY

Newport Co v Tranmere

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Newport are unbeaten in 12 matches.
Expert verdict
Michael Flynn’s Newport headed into the playoffs as the fourth tier’s form side, securing seventh spot by finishing the season ten games unbeaten. Tranmere will know all too well about County’s disciplined defensive, having failed to score in both league meetings with them and, even with James Norwood leading the line, they look vulnerable.



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