Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Mandaric ready to begin manager hunt

Mandaric ready to begin manager hunt

Leicester chairman Milan Mandaric is set to begin his hunt for Nigel Pearson's replacement this weekend, as he draws up his shortlist for the vacant post.

Mandaric has admitted that there are three or four key names in the picture for the job at the Walkers Stadium, and will begin making approaches over the weekend for his new man.

He will even jet out of the country to meet with one respective manager who has Championship experience, but whose identity is currently unknown.

The club owner has stated that he wishes a new appointment to be made before the team head out on their pre-season trip to Slovenia next weekend.

'We are drawing up a very short list out of 30 or 40 names of three or four people who we will approach starting today,' he said yesterday.

'Our objective is to hire somebody and bring them on board by no later than next week before the team goes to Slovenia.

'I am taking some short trips to speak to some guys.

'Our objective is to bring in somebody who has experience of English football, somebody who has done a successful job previously at Championship level.

'This trip abroad will be to meet a potential manager who has worked here in England so he knows English football. He is outside the country right now. We are confident we will bring in the right guy for this job.'

In the meantime coach Chris Powell will take control of first team affairs, and has been offered a new contract to extend his stay at the Walkers in his new role.

Paulo Sousa still remains the name on most people's lips, but Mandaric has stated that no approach to Swansea has been made, nor has Sousa applied for the post.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:JBFox
Date:Saturday July 3 2010
Time: 5:27PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Performance Of The Week Goes To Leicester

The LG Performance of the Week award handed out by the League Managers Association have recognised Leicester's performance against Manchester City.

Match Day Officials v Arsenal

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Arsenal this weekend.

Drinkwater Gets England Recognition

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been invited along by England head coach Roy Hodgson for an international get together given his form for Leicester so far...

The Leicester City Walking Wounded - Injury Update

Our weekly update looking at the injury table and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Profile
Foxes25
Profile
Simon
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Schmeichel9%
Simpson0%
Morgan0%
Huth58%
Fuchs5%
Mahrez14%
Drinkwater5%
Kante5%
Albrighton0%
Okazaki2%
Vardy2%
Sub - Gray0%
Sub - Ulloa0%
Sub - Dyer0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 12:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 5:30PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 14 2016 8:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)