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David Moyes looks to be the next Manchester United manager. Picture: Getty
David Moyes looks to be the next Manchester United manager. Picture: Getty
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David Moyes to be next Manchester United boss, Neil Lennon for Everton? John Brown to appeal ban, and more.

Moyes to be next Man-U boss

David Moyes looks set to be the next manager of Manchester United following yesterday’s announcement that Sir Alex Ferguson is to retire.

The Everton manager is said to have discussed his future with club bosses already. (The Scotsman)

• Motherwell’s James McFadden says his old boss Moyes is the perfect man for the job. (The Sun)

Neil Lennon to replace Moyes?

Neil Lennon could be the ideal candidate to replace David Moyes after his impressive European campaign, as the Celtic boss may be on Everton’s radar.

While Wigan Athletic’s Roberto Martinez is current favourite, Lennon’s might be in a better position than the Spaniard. (Various)

Durie says Ally has it tough

Ex-Rangers striker Gordon Durie says that the health scares due to the stress and strain he suffered as manager of East Fife, is nothing compared to what Ally McCoist has been through at Rangers this past year.

Durie had a seizure in the dressing room back in August and was rushed to hospital, but he says McCoist’s troubles with Rangers eclipse all that. (Daily Record)

Rovers want Butcher

Doncaster Rovers are eyeing Inverness boss Terry Butcher.

Rovers chairman John Ryan says he would been keen for talks with the Caley manager (The Sun)

Locke focussed on derby win

Gary Locke says his first Edinburgh Derby in charge of Hearts will be meaningless unless he leads his side to victory over their Edinburgh rivals. (The Sun)

Brown to appeal

Dundee boss John Brown is to appeal against the one match ban handed out to him after he criticised a referee who gave the penalty which sent his club back to the First Division. (Various)

Cowan backs Griffiths

Hibs legend Stevie Cowan has backed Leigh Griffiths to break his 27-year old club goal record.

Cowan’s number sits at 28 with Griffiths just one behind, however, Cowan says he would love to see the PFA Young Player of the Year beat his tally. (The Sun)