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Sam Allardyce 5-1 favourite to get Leicester job

| 17.10.2017
SPORTSBOOK ODDS

Sam Allardyce is the 5-1 favourite with leading bookmaker Coral to get the vacant Leicester job after Craig Shakespeare was sacked by the Foxes this afternoon. Michael Appleton and Chris Coleman are both available at 6-1, while Nigel Pearson is 8-1 for a return to the King Power Stadium.

“We make Allardyce the favourite to replace Shakespeare and return to football after a short spell out of the game. Michael Appleton and Chris Coleman are also names at the front end of the early betting for the job,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Next permanent Leicester manager
5 Sam Allardyce, 6 Michael Appleton, Chris Coleman, 8 Nigel Pearson, Carlo Ancelotti, 10 Martin O’Neill, Roberto Mancini, 12 David Wagner, Tony Pulis, 16 Rafa Benitez, 20 Bar

ENDS

Further contact information:
John Hill 07889 645520

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John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.