Bookies suspend betting on Warburton – announcement imminent

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Mark Warburton has become
overwhelming odds-on favourite to become Rangers’ new manager after odds were
slashed to 10/1 overnight before a number of bookmakers suspended betting
entirely.
With chairman Dave King set to
outline his plans for taking the Club forward, murmurs of a surprise
announcement of Warburton’s appointment today have begun, with the other
front-runners Derek McInnes and Vitor Pereira fading dramatically in the past
few others.

Warburton’s odds last night were
6/1 but that has fallen even further to 10 while the second favourites have
lengthened to 7 in McInnes’ case and 8 in Pereira.
King’s press conference will be
taking place over the next couple of hours and the chairman is expected to
detail precisely the steps he intends to take with the board to resurrect a
slightly ailing Ibrox Club, and the most important remains appointing the right
manager.
That decision appears to have
been made, and the only question now is whether King confirms it today or
Friday.

3 COMMENTS

  1. have it on good authority warburton will turn down the job and mccall will get it. will be sold as stability in difficult times. person who told should know

  2. Do you know anything about betting? If he was 6/1 last night then 10/1 overnight it means his odds are lengthening and he's an outsider for the job. I suspect you mean 10/1 ON from 6/1 ON, but by leaving out the word ON your article as it stands is confusing.

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