Baker interviewed for Burton post

05 May 2009 12:00
Crewe Alexandra assistant manager Neil Baker has been interviewed for the vacant manager's job at newly-promoted Burton Albion, reports BBC Radio Stoke.Last week caretaker boss Roy McFarland decided not to continue in the post, having taken over from Nigel Clough. [LNB]Baker was interviewed by chairman Ben Robinson on Friday after being recommended by Clough. [LNB]The former Leek Town manager has been with relegated Crewe as part of their coaching staff for almost 15 years. [LNB]Baker took Leek to Wembley for the final of the FA Trophy in 1990 and achieved great success at non-league level with the Staffordshire club.[LNB] I have heard a rumour that the next Burton Manager will be Steve Staunton. Now will he be a big name and one we want? awesomeburtonram He was a candidate for the manager's job at Port Vale in 2007 but Lee Sinnott was eventually appointed. [LNB]Baker has yet to hold a management post in the Football League, although he did take on the role of caretaker manager at Crewe in 2003, when Dario Gradi was recovering from heart surgery.

Source: BBC_Sport