Next Permanent Blackpool Manager Odds - Who will replace Michael Appleton?

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Blackpool have parted ways with manager Michael Appleton following a disappointing start to his time in charge of the club.

The former Oxford United manager looked to have rescued some positive morale following an impressive FA Cup result against Premier League club Nottingham Forest, but his time at Bloomfield Road has come to an end regardless.

With the board's quest for a new head coach already underway, RealSport101's Harry Smith is on hand to give you the latest odds to replace Michael Appleton as Blackpool manager.

Next permanent Blackpool manager odds

The odds for Michael Appleton's replacement at Blackpool are correct as of Wednesday, January 18th.

  • Chris Wilder - 2/1
  • Liam Manning - 6/1
  • Steve Cotterill - 6/1
  • Neil Warnock - 7/1
  • Grant McCann - 8/1
  • Leam Richardson - 8/1
  • Valerian Ismael - 12/1
  • Dean Smith - 14/1
  • Sean Dyche - 16/1
  • Sam Allardyce - 16/1
  • Lee Bowyer - 16/1
  • Steven Schumacher - 16/1
  • Gareth Ainsworth - 16/1
  • Mark Warburton - 16/1
  • Darrell Clarke - 16/1

Appleton's Blackpool departure: As it happened

While an FA Cup run looked to be on the cards following the win against Nottingham Forest, Blackpool's form in the league under Michael Appleton is a reason for major concern.

The Tangerines were promoted back to the Championship two years ago following an incredible campaign under Neil Critchley that saw them clinch promotion with an impressive play-off final win at Wembley.

Critchley shocked fans across the EFL in the summer when he walked out on Blackpool to become Steven Gerrard's assistant at Aston Villa.

Appleton was the man selected to replace Critchley at Blackpool, but he never quite struck up a rapport with the fanbase.

A relegation six-pointer against Huddersfield beckons this weekend, but the Tangerines will be managerless for that game after Appleton was fired as Blackpool manager on Wednesday afternoon.

He leaves the club in 23rd place, winless in ten Championship matches ahead of the visit of Huddersfield.

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