Former Newcastle United coach installed as one of favourites for vacant Championship post

Former Newcastle United under-23 coach Neil Redfearn has been installed as one of the bookmakers’ favourites to take the vacant Barnsley post.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 5:00 pm
BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: A general view prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Fulham at Oakwell Stadium on August 03, 2019 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

The Tykes have been without a manager following the departure of Daniel Stendel last month and Redfearn, who walked out on United’s youth side recently, is now seen as the third favourite for the post.

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Redfearn played almost 300 games for Barnsley between 1991-1998.

SkyBet odds: Gerhard Struber 13/8, Adam Murray 4/1, Neil Redfearn 5/1, Jan Siewert 7/1, Neil Warnock 8/1.