#sports activities Alex Neil AGREES to take over as Stoke City manager as Tony Mowbray heads to Sunderland
Alex Neil AGREES to take over as Stoke City manager as Tony Mowbray heads to Sunderland to substitute him, with Rory Delap and John O’Shea to preserve their roles in Potters’ backroom workers
- Sunderland manager Alex Neil has agreed to take over at Stoke City
- Neil was within the stands for the Potters’ 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers yesterday
- Former Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray will substitute him at Sunderland
- Rory Delap and John O’Shea will preserve their roles in Stoke’s backroom workers
Sunderland manager Alex Neil has agreed to take over at Stoke City, with Tony Mowbray changing him on the Stadium of Light.
Neil was within the stands for the Potters’ 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers yesterday, and to set to take over as manager of the membership imminently following the sacking of Michael O’Neill.
Sunderland, who misplaced 1-0 at dwelling to Norwich, have moved rapidly to substitute the 41-year-old, with former Blackburn man Mowbray to take over on the helm as soon as the transfer is confirmed.
Sunderland manager Alex Neil has agreed to take over the reigns at Stoke City imminently
Former Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray will substitute Neil on the Stadium of Light
Sunderland revealed on Friday that that they had reluctantly granted Neil permission to converse to Stoke after an official strategy for his companies.
They posted on their web site: ‘Sunderland AFC can verify that Alex Neil has entered into discussions with Stoke City relating to their present managerial emptiness.
‘Following a proper strategy by SCFC, the Club is contractually obliged to allow the Head Coach to begin a dialogue with the Potters.’
Talks had been optimistic and the transfer will now be accomplished after Neil signed a one-year rolling contract with Sunderland in February.
Neil watched on from the stands as Stoke beat Blackburn 1-0 within the Championship yesterday
Rory Delap (left) will keep on in Neil’s backroom workers regardless of the sacking of Michael O’Neill
He helped the membership again to the Championship on the finish of final season as they gained the League One play-off ultimate.
Neil gained 50 per cent of his video games as Sunderland manager, with 12 victories from 24 video games and earns a hefty pay-rise on the again of a powerful six-month stint on Wearside.
He has beforehand managed Hamilton and Norwich, as nicely as Preston North End, and had been shut to taking the Stoke job when at Preston.
Rory Delap and John O’Shea will preserve their roles within the backroom workers at Stoke, who’re seventeenth within the Championship desk.