Paul Lambert bookies’ favourite to be next Scotland boss

Paul Lambert is the new bookmakers' favourite. Picture: Getty
Paul Lambert is the new bookmakers' favourite. Picture: Getty
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Scottish bookmakers McBookie are offering 3/1 odds that Paul Lambert will be the next Scotland manager.

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Gordon Strachan is under pressure after a poor start to the World Cup qualification campaign. Picture: PA

Gordon Strachan is under pressure after a poor start to the World Cup qualification campaign. Picture: PA

Current boss Gordon Strachan is under heavy pressure after recent failures against Lithuania and Slovakia, with fans calling for the national team head coach to be sacked.

If he is ousted from his position, Lambert is being tipped as the leading candidate to take over.

He is followed in the betting by Derek McInnes (4/1) and David Moyes (8/1).

Paul Petrie, McBookie.com spokesman said: “At the moment it doesn’t look the most inspiring list but now is the time to be looking for another Scotland manager. I know the Bertie Vogts experiment didn’t work but I wonder if we should to consider another foreign option.”

Scotland are now out to a massive 6/1 to qualify for World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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3/1 Paul Lambert

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16/1 Alex Neil

16/1 Sir Alex Ferguson

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16/1 Kenny Dalgish

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