CELTIC last night insisted they had still received no approach from Leeds United for Martin O’Neill despite claims on the Elland Road club’s official phone information line that the Ulsterman would be their new manager within a week.
THE odds on Martin O’Neill becoming the next manager of Leeds United appeared to lengthen yesterday when the Elland Road club again failed to make an official approach to Celtic for permission to speak to the Ulsterman.
MARTIN O’Neill last night broke his silence on speculation linking him with the managerial vacancy at Leeds United but failed to completely rule out a move to the Elland Road club.
CELTIC failed to turn back the tide of speculation over manager Martin O’Neill’s future last night as he remained an unbackable favourite to succeed David O’Leary at Leeds United.
CELTIC supporters’ fears that Martin O’Neill might leave for Leeds were intensified yesterday when the Parkhead manager passed up an opportunity to tell a television audience of millions he intended to stay in Glasgow.
LEEDS chairman Peter Ridsdale and his fellow directors will decide today on the manager they want to replace David O’Leary, who was dismissed suddenly on Thursday.
DAVID O’Leary indicated last night he has a good idea of who will replace him as manager of Leeds United after the Irishman was abruptly sacked by the Elland Road club yesterday.
SHARES in Leeds United fell sharply yesterday after the football club sacked its manager David O’Leary.
CELTIC today moved to quell fans’ fears that Martin O’Neill could soon replace David O’Leary at Leeds United.